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May 5, 2013

Cache building under way


Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — • LOCKPORT ICE ARENA & SPORTS COMPLEX: Construction plans are still being drafted for the arena, LIASC committee member Chuck Bell said last week. Bank financing, for the portion of the estimated $10 million tab that’s not covered by grants or federal tax credits, will be determined by construction costs and the arena design team is working through various scenarios for achieving biggest bang for the buck, he said.

To open the arena in August 2014 as the committee hopes, plans and financing have to be finalized, and construction must get under way no later than July, he added.

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