Posted: Sep 9, 2013 10:13 PM by Trey Schmaltz
DENHAM SPRINGS- Thirty-two days since the developer of Juban Crossing told WBRZ News 2 construction would start, the empty lot at the intersection of I-12 and Juban Road in Livingston Parish remains quiet and it appears construction on the long-delayed shopping center has been pushed back.
After a request to get more of the future sales taxes generated by the shopping district failed, Stephen Keller said the project wasn't dead but was going to be refreshed and the plan was to "put the project back on course to start construction in the next thirty days." He said that in an interview at his office in Baton Rouge at the beginning of August.
Parish leaders said although his deadline given in the interview has come and gone, the project is moving along. It could begin in mid-October WBRZ News 2 was told by a Livingston Parish official Monday.
Keller was not available and messages left at his office were not returned.
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