Valley Taco Bell being demolished
Published 9:00 am Wednesday, February 14, 2018
VALLEY — The Taco Bell restaurant located on Highway 29 in Valley is closed.
It will be demolished today, and the site will be cleared to make room for a much more appealing place to dine.
At Monday’s meeting of the Valley City Council, Planning and Development Director Travis Carter said that a new Taco Bell will be built on the site and should open in 90 days.
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Workmen from Buxton Contracting were on the site on Tuesday, removing interior furnishings. All utilities were disconnected, and this morning the building was demolished by a large trackhoe.
Store owner Tacala LLC will be building back a store that’s not as wide as the building that’s come down but will be longer. Some trees to the back will be cut down to make for a longer drive through.
A number of these new Taco Bells have been going up in Middle Georgia.
“There’s much more stucco on the exterior to give it the feel of old Mexico,” a workman on the site said.
There’s a 90-day time frame for the rebuild.
The new store should be open around mid-May, around the time local high school graduations will be taking place.