East Remodel

Produce Offerings Reduced & Relocated at East, Wednesday 5/28 - Friday, 5/30

remodel logoThe Willy East remodel project moves to the Produce department next. The department will be closed from Wednesday, 5/28 - Friday, 5/30 for painting and floor finishing. Most kinds of products will still be available and relocated, however. Here's the list of what will be available during this time:

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Remodel Update - 1/27

Construction work this week (1/27–2/2)

  • Trenching (saw-cutting concrete) for plumbing and floor work in Deli.
  • Install steel canopy over the entryway. Concrete work in new entryway.
  • Receiving area and Deli roof work. Begin construction of new staff restrooms.

What may affect you this week (1/27–2/2)
DELI CONSTRUCTION THROUGH LATE FEBRUARY

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Remodel Update - 1/6/14

Recently completed

  • Progress slowed due to weather.

Construction work this week (1/6–1/12)
Slowed due to weather.

  • Removal of brick from walls in entryway.
  • Continued construction on the receiving addition roof.
  • Preparing base material in receiving addition.

What may affect you this week (1/6–1/12)
DELI CONSTRUCTION RUNS JANUARY 11th THROUGH LATE FEBRUARY.

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Remodel update - 12/02/13

Recently completed

  • Receiving area addition walls on Jenifer St. side of property.

Construction work this week (12/02–12/08)

  • Pouring concrete foundation wall on Jenifer St. side of property.
  • Pouring concrete footings in front of the store and, later in the week, pour the foundation walls here.
  • Surface prep on walls in entryway.

What may affect you this week (12/02–12/08)

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Remodel update - 12/16

Recently completed

  • Build temporary interior partition in entryway.
  • Pour walls to define the west side of the new entryway.

Construction work this week (12/16–12/22)

  • Removal of brick from walls in entryway.
  • Masonry walls completed for receiving area addition; tying into existing walls.
  • Structural evaluation of cracked wall on Jenifer St. side of building.

What may affect you this week (12/16–12/22)

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Remodel update - 12/23

Recently completed



  • Structural evaluation of cracked wall on Jenifer St. side of building.
  • Received our “One Can Plan” Dumpsters for recycling building materials.
  • Masonry walls completed for receiving area addition; tying into existing walls.


  • Staff moved to temporary office spaces; emptied basement.



Construction work this week (12/23–12/29) 

- slowed due to weather.



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Remodel Update - 2/10

Construction work this week (2/10–2/16)

  • Tile work in Deli production and service area, and in new staff restrooms.
  • Install walls for enclosed entryway and finish concrete work.
  • Painting the deck in new receiving area addition.

What may affect you this week (2/10–2/16)
DELI CONSTRUCTION THROUGH LATE FEBRUARY

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Remodel Update - 2/17

Construction work this week (2/17–2/23)

  • Work on receiving area addition, Deli and entryway continues.

What may affect you this week (2/17–2/23)

  • Preparing to create construction zone in center of store, similar to Deli.
  • Decreased product selections in packaged grocery, wellness, and produce departments.
  • Deli contruction through late February. Deli foods relocated on retail floor.

Coming up NEXT WEEK (2/24-3/2)

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Remodel Update - 5/12

What may affect you this week (5/12–5/18)

  • Will set up construction area for the new Juice/Coffee Bar.
  • Produce reopens (temporarily).
  • Will remove the construction area dividing the registers.
  • Roof work going on, requiring some construction vehicles to park in the lot.
  • Bricklaying starts on the new facade.


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Remodel Update - 5/19

What may affect you this week (5/19–5/25)

  • Customer Service is in the middle of the store, opposite the registers.
  • Work continues on new Juice/Coffee Bar.
  • Entryway is changing; we will be framing out the Front End office.
  • Roof work going on, requiring some construction vehicles to park in the lot. Also lending part of lot to the City as they work on the fire station.

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Remodel Update - 6/16

What may affect you this week (6/16–6/22)
•    No Juice/Coffee Bar counter service through at least Tuesday. No made-to-order juice or coffee drinks until new Juice/Coffee Bar opens.
•    This weekend, aisles moving to prepare for new shelving.
•    Register lanes will be split due to floor polishing.
•    Customer Service desk moves to the Produce department.

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Remodel Update - 8/11

What may affect you this week (8/11–8/17)

  • We expect the Commons (indoor seating), Kids’ Area, and bathrooms to return by the end of the week.
  • The Cheese department is scheduled to open on Wednesday.
  • Continuing to develop the outdoor customer seating area. Landscaping work in progress.
  • Crosswalk striping in front of store should happen this week.

On the horizon

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