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New construction project to fill empty Spokane lot

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Road challenges and summer construction seems to be taking over Spokane streets. New on the list includes the Otis Hotel right by KHQ. The city says plans to redo the sidewalks there will take place on Monday.

However, there's another added two-year project that will start next week. An empty lot on the intersection of Adams and Sprague could change everything for some businesses. "This lot has been empty for years and it would just be nice to see another business here," said Bobby Johnson from The Bike Hub.

The city explains that this coming Monday, they'll begin pre-work. First, they'll install a sewer system in preparation for what will go there. Then, they'll reveal what will actually go on top. You'll either see a park or a building of some sort.

With something new there, Johnson thinks it could revitalize the area and add more traffic.

There will be a meeting on Monday where the city will discuss what will go in the empty lot. KHQ plans on being there.

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