The stretch of Court Street between northwest 5th and 6th Streets in downtown Evansville will be closed for one year as construction begins on a new YMCA.

Construction of the new fitness center was announced by officials with the YMCA back in March after it was determined the current building would require significant upgrades in order to accommodate future upgrades they had planned.

The new building will be constructed on the lot currently occupied by a parking lot owned by the Y, and the former Evansville Housing Authority office on Court Street.

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