Craig Turner, Chairman of the Lexington Center Board of Directors, spoke during a groundbreaking ceremony held in front of Heritage Hall Thursday afternoon for the Lexington Convention Center Expansion. This highly-anticipated $241 million dollar construction project is slated to begin in August 2018 and be completed in November 2021. The 3-year project will be built in phases to allow Rupp Arena and much of the existing convention center to remain in operation during construction. In the background was University of Kentucky Finance and Administration Executive Vice President Eric Monday, left, and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, middle.
Craig Turner, Chairman of the Lexington Center Board of Directors, spoke during a groundbreaking ceremony held in front of Heritage Hall Thursday afternoon for the Lexington Convention Center Expansion. This highly-anticipated $241 million dollar construction project is slated to begin in August 2018 and be completed in November 2021. The 3-year project will be built in phases to allow Rupp Arena and much of the existing convention center to remain in operation during construction. In the background was University of Kentucky Finance and Administration Executive Vice President Eric Monday, left, and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, middle. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com
Craig Turner, Chairman of the Lexington Center Board of Directors, spoke during a groundbreaking ceremony held in front of Heritage Hall Thursday afternoon for the Lexington Convention Center Expansion. This highly-anticipated $241 million dollar construction project is slated to begin in August 2018 and be completed in November 2021. The 3-year project will be built in phases to allow Rupp Arena and much of the existing convention center to remain in operation during construction. In the background was University of Kentucky Finance and Administration Executive Vice President Eric Monday, left, and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, middle. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com