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Groundbreaking for new Covington hotel on Thursday

(PHOTO: Flickr/ Hannaford) (PHOTO: Flickr/ Hannaford)

Construction of the new Hotel Covington will break ground in Covington Thursday evening.

The $21.5 million hotel will be located on 638 Madison Ave. featuring 114 rooms, a signature restaurant, bar and patio.

“It will be a historic day in Covington,” said Guy van Rooyen, president of the Salyers Group, the real-estate company responsible for the ground breaking. “Hotel Covington will accelerate the transformation of downtown Covington and promote additional economic development in the downtown business district."

The groundbreaking will take place at 4 p.m. Thursday.

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