Four years after the demolition of the Capital Plaza complex and Frankfort Convention Center, the City of Frankfort is finally beginning the redevelopment of Parcel B. 

In a press conference held Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Andy Beshear, Mayor Layne Wilkerson, Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Gray, former Frankfort Mayor Bill May, Rep. Derrick Graham and the Frankfort Board of Commissioners announced the construction of a $6.75 million, 5,000 square-foot transit center and 300-space parking structure to be constructed behind the Capital Plaza Hotel. 

Ceremonial Check Presentation

From left are Commissioners Kelly May and Anna Marie Rosen, Judge-Executive Huston Wells, Rep. Derrick Graham, Mayor Layne Wilkerson, Gov. Andy Beshear and Kentucky Transportation Secretary Jim Gray. (Anna Latek | State Journal)

Gray/Beshear Transit Presser

Kentucky Transportation Secretary Jim Gray speaks at Parcel B development announcement Wednesday. (Anna Latek | State Journal)

Beshear Transit Presser

Gov. Andy Beshear speaks to crowd at announcement of transit center funding in this July State Journal file photo.

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