COPY-Renovation work under way at Belhaven University - - Jackson, MS

COPY-Renovation work under way at Belhaven University

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A major renovation project is moving forward at Belhaven University.

Part 1 of the project is going on at Fitzhugh Hal. University officials tell WAPT TV ( ) crews will demolish a section of the building, which has been crumbling as a result of shifting Yazoo clay

Belhaven President Dr. Roger Parrott says labs, classrooms and offices have already been moved from the building. The move will affect 83 people.

University officials say they've already made arrangements so that classrooms will not be crowded this fall.

The entire project should be complete in about 18 months.

Information from: WAPT-TV,

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