I-20 Task Force debates location for hotel
Longview — Members of the I-20 Corridor Task Force voiced concern Thursday over the location for a proposed hotel and conference center, with several urging a location closer to the interstate.
One member suggested the facility be placed at or near the site of a dilapidated hotel at Estes Parkway and Interstate 20.
“I think this piece is just really important,” said Brad Tidwell, president and CEO of Citizens National Bank and chairman of the Longview Chamber of Commerce executive committee. “This is a real opportunity to have an anchor for that area on the south side of town around I-20.”
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