A groundbreaking ceremony on Monday marked the beginning of construction on a new municipal parking deck.
The ceremony will take place at the site for the new deck in the parking lot at the northwest corner of Dickson Street and West Avenue.
Construction of a replacement parking deck can now move forward as part of the city’s cultural arts corridor project.
A failed contract for Fayetteville’s replacement parking deck will get a second chance for approval.
Construction of the replacement parking deck in downtown Fayetteville will cost about $3.2 million more than what was originally estimated.
Arsaga’s at the Depot, the restaurant and coffee shop located at 548 W. Dickson St., officially closed on Wednesday, Aug. 18.
The council voted 6-1 to approve a contract to build a parking deck off Dickson Street to replace the Walton Arts Center lot.
Fayetteville City Council members next month will continue discussing a contract to build a parking deck off Dickson Street to replace the parking lot that’s set to be redeveloped as part of the Cultural Arts Corridor project.
Negotiations are almost complete on a contract to build a parking deck to replace the parking spaces that will be lost when the large lot across from the Walton Arts Center is redeveloped as part of the Cultural Arts Corridor project.
City Council members this week were shown some new concept images of parts of the corridor.
City Attorney Kit Williams this week briefed the City Council on the state of the negotiations for a new parking deck near Dickson Street.
A decision on where the City Council would like to build a new parking deck is now in place after weeks of public debate.
It will be at least another two weeks before City Council members decide where people will park once the Walton Arts Center parking lot is gone.
A discussion on where to build a replacement parking deck went past midnight during the final City Council meeting of the year that began at 5:30 p.m.
A discussion about where to build a new parking deck to replace the Walton Arts Center parking lot will happen a little earlier than expected.