Ground breaking for new Opelika Police Department and Municipal Court

Ground breaking for new Opelika Police Department and Municipal Court
The rendering of the new Municipal Court building. (Source: Opelika)
The rendering of the new Municipal Court building. (Source: Opelika)

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - An east Alabama city will soon see a new police department and municipal court.

Opelika city leaders broke ground this morning on a new courthouse and police department.

The city expects to invest about $18 million on the new facilities.

The new building that is being built will be built at the same location as the current Opelika Police Department.

Tonight we will have more from city officials on how they feel about the new upgrade.

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