UK proposes $250 million campus renovation project

October 24, 2015 8:18 PM

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UK proposes $250 million campus renovation project

LEXINGTON, Ky.(AP)-- The University of Kentucky is in the midst of a massive construction phase resulting in new dorms, classrooms and research facilities. School leaders say it's now time to renovate older buildings on the Lexington campus.

UK said Saturday it plans to ask state lawmakers for $125 million in state bonds to help pay for a $250 million project to renovate and revitalize its campus core. Other funding would come from agency bonds, other university sources and private gifts.

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