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Friday June 26th, 2015

Posted at 10:00am

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As the Herb Gray Parkway prepares to open this Sunday, we take a look back at how it came to be.

Before construction even began, property and land had to be acquired.  Many long serving business were torn down.  Some chose to relocate and build new, while others closed.

The Comfort Inn Ambassador Bridge closed its doors at the end of July 2010

At the front of the hotel, South Windsor’s Golden Griddle shuttered its doors that July

“Lambton Plaza” at Grand Marais West and Huron Church was demolished

Summer-sweet-treat place, King Kone came down

The Daytona Car Wash at Grand Marais and Huron Church is closed

A popular stop to fill up: Petrocan

The former Public Health Lab have met the wrecking ball in August of 2011

The Autobond Car Wash washed its last car in the summer of 2011

Town and Country Animal Clinic

Joe’s Woodcraft and Sandcastle

Windsor Crossing got 15% smaller in June 2011

The Royal Canadian Legion branch 594 came down

Heritage Park Alliance Church came down in September 2011

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