Craig City Market will repair collapsed roof, company official says |

Craig City Market will repair collapsed roof, company official says

The City Market in Craig reopened on Jan. 6 after the store was forced to close when part of its roof collapsed. Company officials say City Market will repair the existing building with the work scheduled to begin this week.
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After an unexpected issue with the roof prompted a closure at the City Market in Craig in early January, company officials say they are focused on repairing the building with construction beginning earlier this week.

Jessica Trowbridge, a corporate representative from Kroger, which owns City Market, confirmed that construction began on Wednesday, Feb. 22 to repair the ceiling above the checkout stands inside the Craig City Market.

On Jan. 4, the store closed for several days after a portion of the roof collapsed following heavy snowfall. The store has since reopened with structural supports in place where the damage occurred. Alternative check stations also have been arranged to support business before the repairs can be made. 

While a some community members have suggested City Market should replace the building, Trowbridge said that City Market is committed to repairing the current building with a four- to five-week construction timeline, though the dates could be subject to change.

Trowbridge said the store will remain open during construction, but some hours will be limited. From Feb. 22 to Feb. 26, the store will close one hour early at 9 p.m. From Feb. 27 to March 6 the store plans to close at 8 p.m. and construction will continue from March 7 forward but the store will resume its regular hours of 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect more current information.

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