East Ridge Mayor on Bass Pro Shop Coming To Area

East Ridge, TN (WDEF) East Ridge officials hope plans for a new business will bring more jobs and retail opportunities to their community.

A new Bass Pro Shop is coming to the area near Camp Jordan.

Some major road work will have to take place to accommodate the site.

That includes the widening and re-configuration of the nearby road to make the building more accessible.

Mayor Brent Lambert wants to keep the hunting and fishing dollars of Tennessee residents in Tennessee.

He says, "We’re very excited with Yesterday’s announcement that a Bass Pro Shop will be located here, at exit 1 in East Ridge and the 85,000 square foot store they’re planning to build."

The large store will break ground in the next few months and and its anticipated grand opening is in 2016.

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