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Meijer plans to build store in Westfield

Plans for Meijer to come to Westfield

Plans for Meijer to come to Westfield

WESTFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — There are plans for a Meijer grocery store at the intersection of State Road 32 and Springmill Road in Westfield.

The city says Meijer bought the land a few years back.

Mayor Andy Cook says the corporation filed their final development plans and went before the planning commission on Monday night.

The new grocery store will be close to Maple Knoll apartments and located just south of Grand Park.

Mayor Cook says there are a lot of homes to the south and southwest side of the city. There are also new homes to the north, just west of Grand Park that would be beneficial for Meijer.

“Since they’re working through our State Road 32 overlay, that calls for extra architecture, landscaping and sign requirements and all because SR 32 is a very important corridor to us that we want to protect and be as esoteric as it can be in a retail area,” Mayor Cook said.

There are also plans to break ground on October 31 for Grand Junction Plaza in downtown Westfield.

The city says there will be apartments and individual homes in the area near Park Street. They’ve been planning this development for 12 years.

Meijer also plans to put in a gas station next to the grocery store.

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Colder and quiet rest of the week

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A good 20° swing Wednesday morning with temperatures in the lower to mid 20s this morning with feel-like temperatures in the teens. it will be a clear start then brighter heading through the rest of the morning and the afternoon! Sunshine won’t help us out too much in terms of temperatures today. Daytime highs should warm to the upper 30s. Wednesday night will be a cold one with lows in the lower 20s with a partly cloudy sky.

Thursday will be another cold one with highs struggling to reach 30°. It’ll still be a bright one with a mostly to partly sunny sky. A slow warming trend will start Friday with highs warming to the upper 30s with a mixture of sun and clouds.

This weekend will be split with a chance of showers arriving late in the day Sunday. Highs will continue to warm to the mid-40s Saturday with a partly sunny sky. Clouds return Sunday with showers later in the evening and overnight. Rain will continue through Monday. Tuesday looks to be a dry day for now then showers should return by midweek with highs in the mid 40s.

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