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Kyle’s long-awaited Walmart Supercenter is under construction near the corner of the northbound Interstate 35 access and Kyle Parkway. Construction is expected to be completed in January. COURTESY ILLUSTRATION.


by ANDY SEVILLA

KYLE — Walmart’s planned $12 million, 156,000 square-foot facility in Kyle is expected to be finished by January, according to the construction project manager.

Work on the project began in May and will take about nine months to complete, said Bobby Ferguson of Temple-based Emerson Construction Co. Inc. An updated project timeline presented to the city indicates the project should be done by Jan. 7.

“We want to make sure we work alongside the city of Kyle to get this project completed as soon as possible,” Ferguson said.

Construction and pre-construction costs are estimated to total $11 million to $12 million, a price tag that includes the building and parking lot as well as related expenses that include a traffic signal on Kyle Parkway and drainage improvements, Ferguson said.

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One thought on “Kyle’s Walmart scheduled for completion in January

  1. Was Wal-Mart not already close enough in Buda? Kyle is really losing its small town appeal and turning into a collection of chain stores. Something else so much better could have been put here. It is a shame that Wal-Mart was considered the better option….

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