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Preparations Begin Today for Wednesday’s Demolition of Franklin County Courthouse

BENTON – Preparations to demolish the Franklin County Courthouse on the Benton Square are set to get underway today.

According to the Benton-West City Chamber of Commerce, a traffic control map with the layout of traffic flow around the Benton Square is available at the Chamber office on North Main.

Crews will be setting up barrier today. If they are not all up by today, then crews will finish installing them Monday.

Barring any unforeseen problems, courthouse demolition will begin Wednesday and last about eight days.