Blackfalds moves up construction date for arena expansion and new library

The town of Blackfalds is fast-tracking plans to expand the arena and build a new library to take advantage of a competitive construction market. A plan to twin the Multi-Plex Arena has long been in the works and the $15-million project had been scheduled in the capital plan for 2021 and 2022. A $5-million library was to be built in 2024. However, council was told there could be significant savings if the start date for both projects is bumped up.

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