FM 740 ribbon cutting Friday

(ROCKWALL-January 15, 2013) There will be an FM 740 ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. Friday, January 18 at the new Aldi store, at the corner of FM 740 and Summer Lee Drive in Rockwall.

Congressman Ralph Hall, Senator Bob Deuell, and Representative Scott Turner are among dignitaries invited.  In case of inclement weather, there will be a tent set up on the parking lot of Aldi.

A brief update on FM 740:

Northern Section (Horizon Road to FM 1140) – the construction is almost completed, with landscaping to be installed in the spring.  $12.3 MM project

Southern Section (FM 1140 near Fulton Academy to FM 1140 past Heath City Hall) – currently in the design stage, with construction to begin by January 2014.  $12.7 MM project

Submitted by Commissioner Lorie Grinnan.

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