Warren County selects builder for new event center

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Warren County selects builder for new event center

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Warren County picked Conger Construction Group to build an event center at the county fairgounds in Lebanon.

Warren County has selected Conger Construction Group to design a $3 million event center at the county fairgrounds.

This morning, the county commissioners authorized Administrator Tiffany Zindel to negotiate a construction contract with Lebanon-based Conger on the project.

The fairgrounds is undergoing a major makeover, prompted by the end of the harness racing era at the facility in downtown Lebanon. The county has committed $4.5 million to the project, $3 million from the owners of the Miami Valley Gaming racino and $1.5 million from state racetrack redevelopment funds.

The Lebanon Planning Commission is reviewing plans for the event center to be built where grandstands stood until they were demolished earlier this summer.

The county expects the event center to be in place early next summer, in time for use during the county fair in July 2018.

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