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Material delays, COVID-19 slow civic center work


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IRONWOOD — Product delays and COVID-19 cases have slowed the work schedule at the Pat O’Donnell Civic Center, according to Jim Collins, chair of the civic center board at its meeting Monday.

“It’s slow, and there is a ton of work to do,” Collins said.

Now that construction is focused inside of the civic center with most exterior shell work completed, there are components that need to be completed before other things begin, he said. Some of the work done so far includes the storage room, the coaches room and the restrooms. But delays in deliveries...