under construction


: being built
The new school is now under construction.

Examples of under construction in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Six high-rise residential towers are under construction or soon will be on a campus whose growth could eventually push enrollment to 50,000 Facebook Show more sharing options A lot of shade trees that swished in a stiff sea breeze were cut down and carted away this summer at UC San Diego. Gary Robbins, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Sep. 2023 The spacecraft was still under construction, and to come to grips with the billion-dollar project Lauretta crammed engineering textbooks. David W. Brown, The New Yorker, 28 Sep. 2023 Another production facility is under construction in Cartersville, 30 miles south along I-75. Simon Montlake, The Christian Science Monitor, 28 Sep. 2023 Additional buildings are under construction, including a 34-story residential tower for graduate students and faculty. Meredith Kolodner, New York Times, 26 Sep. 2023 Part of my apartment complex is still under construction, and I’ve been treated to all the sights, sounds, and smells that come with making a space livable. Sarah Schutte, National Review, 24 Sep. 2023 Yet, only 4% of these projects are under construction or have reached the final investment decision stage, according to the IEA. Giulia Petroni, WSJ, 22 Sep. 2023 After the first sanctuary’s successful launch, the second preserve on community land is currently under construction with plans to house more white rhinos as early as September 2023. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, 21 Sep. 2023 Illinois Great River Trail On the Illinois side of Mississippi, the 62-mile Great River Trail is based in the Quad Cities and is part of the Great American Rail-Trail, which is still under construction but will eventually span 3,700 miles and cross 12 states from coast to coast. Brian E. Clark, Chicago Tribune, 20 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Under construction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20construction. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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