Construction making progress on Cedar Rapids' westside

Public library, Pizza Ranch to open in coming months

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John Takes of Urbana fills imperfections in corner wraps as construction continues Friday at the Cedar Rapids Public Library’s new westside branch at the former Stuff Etc. location. The $2 million project is expected to open on Feb. 23.

Across from the library site, Jessie Westbrook of Cedar Rapids nails a truss to a side of a wall for a new Pizza Ranch restaurant. The buildings are located across Williams Boulevard SW from Westdale Mall.

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