Union Station Renovation
Groundbreaking & Main Level Tour
Thursday, March 24, 2016
300 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive

City residents were invited to join Mayor Allen Joines and members of the City Council Thursday, March 24, as they held a groundbreaking ceremony for the restoration of Union Station.

The groundbreaking was held at 1 p.m. in front of the station, at 300 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Tours of the station was provided after the ceremony.

Union Station, which is on the National Register of Historic Places and has been designated as a local landmark by Forsyth County, will be restored to serve as a regional and local bus terminal. It will also have offices for city DOT. The renovations will include lease space for retail and other uses. The restoration will be designed to accommodate a future expansion for regional and long distance passenger rail service.

The restoration is being financed by $18.3 million in limited obligation bonds.
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