The demolition of the old Midland Center is set to begin next week.

According to NewsWest 9, the demolition will conclude in June with ground breaking and construction set to begin for the new convention center.

Road closures will be happening around the area on the streets of Main, Wall, and Texas until the demolition is completed.

The new center will have the ability to hold three events at the same time and it will increase the meeting areas by 60%.

The new convention center is set to be completed by the summer of 2019.

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