Groundbreaking for new police station happening in Washington

Published: Feb. 19, 2022 at 7:51 AM EST|Updated: Feb. 19, 2022 at 10:05 AM EST
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WASHINGTON, N.C. (WITN) - The Washington police department is set to get a new building after it’s station was damaged during Hurricane Florence.

On February 14th, Washington City Council voted to buy a 3.7 acre lot for the new station. The lot will be on the corner of 3rd and Bridge Street surrounded by a chain link fence.

The groundbreaking begins at 11 a.m. The department is currently operating in a temporary building in another town until construction is finished.

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