Oconee Economic Alliance Executive Director Provides Update On Oconee Industry and Technology Park on Coffee Time program

(Seneca, SC)———–On the Coffee Time program Monday, Oconee Economic Alliance Executive Director Janet Hartman provided listeners of 94.1 The Lake an update on the Oconee Industry and Technology Park, one of three industrial parks in Oconee County. As part of that update, Hartman discussed the time frame for the scheduled start of operations for Horton, Inc. for their first ever southeast manufacturing facility.

Hartman says the plan is for Horton to begin operations sometime early next year, with a scheduled start date in April of 2020. Hartman said that the the walls are going up on their manufacturing facility.

Hartman said that there will be a second entrance into the OITP, south of the Tri-County Tech campus, which will be more of the entrance for the school side of the park. The funding for that part of the project comes from federal money and is being administered by the South Carolina Department of Transportation.

Hartman said that the road connection between the existing road and the new road will be constructed by the county itself.

Also, work is continuing on the new Hamilton Career Center and students are scheduled to begin classes in August 2020 for the next school year, according to Hartman.