AVONDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS5) --Avondale city officials are expected to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for an expansion of the police department headquarters.
The $9.5 million expansion project for the Avondale Police Department will commence on Dec. 11 at 9 a.m.
The facility development will be added to the current police facility located on the Civic Center Campus at the intersection of Civic Center Drive and Madison Street.
The extension will include 14,800 square feet of space for a modernized property and evidence room to store over 65,000 items of evidence. Funds will also be used to renovate existing space to add administrative offices and expansion of meeting space.
The public is invited to join the Avondale City Council, city management and police department leadership and staff to take part in a photo opportunity of moving the dirt.
Construction is supported by Abacus Project Management, Architekton and Core Construction groups. The expansion project is scheduled to be completed by early 2021.