Demolition of G&R Automotive Becomes Fort Dickerson Park Entryway

Bell Construction begin demolition on G&R Automotive on Chapman Highway on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 in Knoxville, Tenn. The demolition will allow for construction of a new entryway into Fort Dickerson Park. (AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS/NEWS SENTINEL)

Crews began tearing down a building in south Knoxville to make way for a new entrance to Fort Dickerson Park. On Monday, the walls of the G & R Automotive building came down as part of the improvement project. The $1 million Fort Dickerson Roadway Realignment Project should be completed in spring 2015. This project will realign Fort Dickerson Road with Woodlawn Pike and includes about 475 feet of new two-lane road with sidewalk and signalization.  (more…)

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