LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) - A major demolition project will get underway next month as the Lockport Mall gives way for the new Walmart Supercenter.
Demolition on the Transit Road property will officially start April 18 but a public ceremony is planned for Wednesday, April 13.
Crews have been busy inside the vacant mall since January preparing the mall for demolition by removing fixtures and doing asbestos abatement.
The only part of the mall to be left standing is the Bon-Ton store which will share parking facilities with Walmart.
The new Walmart Supercenter will replace an existing store south of the new location.
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Lakes will remain active on and off through the weekend.