In addition to Ramsey and Jurich, Governor Ernie Fletcher, Lt. Governor Steve Pence, Mayor Jerry Abramson, Arena Authority Chairman Jim Host and Metro Council President Kevin Kramer were among those that participated in the groundbreaking.
Actual construction on the arena is scheduled to begin in Summer, 2008. LG & E is in the process of relocating equipment currently on the site, with construction of its new substation beginning in Spring, 2007.
Completion of the arena project is scheduled for November, 2010. For more information and project updates, visit www.arenaauthority.com.
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