Hardin Construction Co. of Atlanta is beginning construction of an administration and classroom building on the Gordon County campus of Georgia Northwestern Technical College, near Calhoun.

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held in March for the two-story, 46,600-sq-ft facility, which will house a bookstore, classrooms, labs, media center and 500-seat conference center. The $9.6-million project is scheduled for completion in June 2011.