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McDonald's reconstruction takes a bite out of fall, instead

McDonald's, 7355 East Point Douglas Road, will close in August instead of May. Courtesy of the city of Cottage Grove

Good news for summer snackers: McDonald's won't be closing this May after all.

McDonald's construction manager Charlie Miller said they decided to move back reconstruction plans from May to late summer, since the summer months tend to be the busy season.

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The demolition and construction is still expected to take around four months, but will be during the fall instead at the 7355 East Point Douglas Road fast-food restaurant.

Residents can expect to see demolition beginning Aug. 1, and reopening again early December.