Exciting news for the city of Memphis as ground for the new Welcome to Tennessee center has officially been broken on the rest area of I-55.

Although it has not been easy to get to this point, a new design that fits Memphis has been chosen. “What we’re going to have here is going to be something we can all be proud of,” Kevin Kane with the Memphis Convention and Visitor’s Bureau said.

The timeline is suggesting that it will open in 8 to 9 months.

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