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North Charleston breaks ground on $42 million complex

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Thursday city leaders in North Charleston will break ground on a new $42 million Public Works complex.

The new complex sits on a 38 acre site off Vector Avenue. The multi-building campus will streamline Public Works functions and places the facility centrally within the City. Employees said their current facility was built in 1976, and there isn't enough space or parking for the 200 employees who work there.

The City Council approved the bond issuance to fund the construction in June 2012. Initial site work is already underway. The city expects construction to take 18 months.

The ceremony is planned for 10AM off Vector Avenue.

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