Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds halfway through first phase of reconstruction project

The first phase of the project includes several electrical and sewage upgrades as well as a new horse barn.

Posted: Feb 4, 2019 5:47 PM

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) -A multi-year project at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds is halfway through its first phase. We first reported on the project last July.

New structures have started going up including framework for the new horse barn. Sewage, storm water and electrical upgrades are also in progress. New asphalt will also be laid in the eastern portion of the grounds.

David Byers says planners are already looking ahead at the next phase of the project. "Our biggest thing is coming up this month. The bids will be going out for the brand new building which is the main structure. We hope to be opening up this bids the first of March,” said Byers.

Byers hopes to see some of the ground's old elements incorporated into the new facilities. "We're really going to try and take as much of the old fair and put it into this area. Whether it's the old boards or whether it's pictures and things like that,” added Byers.

Phase one of the project is set to be completed this May. The second phase of construction is set to begin after the County Fair in summer.

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