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Work in Progress

by Karl Richter | May 12, 2022 at 10:00 p.m.
A crane lifts construction materials onto the roof of the Hotel Grim on Thursday in Texarkana, Texas. Work converting the derelict hotel into an apartment building began in November 2019, and the initial estimate for a completion date was spring 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic, an unexpectedly labor-intensive clean-out and hazardous materials abatement process, and surprise foundation problems have all lengthened the project’s timetable. The contractor's latest estimate of an opening date is this fall. (Staff photo by Karl Richter)

TEXARKANA, Texas -- A crane lifts construction materials onto the roof of the Hotel Grim on Thursday. Work converting the derelict hotel into an apartment building began in November 2019, and the initial estimate for a completion date was spring 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic, an unexpectedly labor-intensive clean-out and hazardous materials abatement process and surprise foundation problems have all lengthened the project's timetable. The contractor's latest estimate of an opening date is this fall.

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