Traveler's Lodge demolition begins
March 11, 2021
By CHARITY SMITH
BESSEMER - Demolition of the Traveler's Lodge in Bessemer began Wednesday morning. The motel and its property was purchased late last year by Dollar General, which plans to build a store there on U.S. 2 on the east end of the city.
Workers with Angelo Luppino Construction started the demolition process early Wednesday morning, according to Paul Luppino of the company.
Luppino said they were taking trees down as part of clearing the site and plan to demolish the motel units beginning today.
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