A project that was first announced in December 2013 is finally shovel-ready.
Food distributor Ben E. Keith Company will break ground Thursday at 11 a.m. on its new North Little Rock distribution center.
The 72-acre site should begin construction in July 2015, according to the company. It should be completed by the spring of 2017.
When it was first announced, the project was slated to be a $60 million, 300,000 sq. ft. investment that will add 74 jobs.