The city of Pine Bluff will host a ground-breaking ceremony for the Downtown Streetscape project at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the Jefferson County Courthouse.


The downtown project will feature new sidewalks, landscaping, including trees and other enhancements, as well as new water lines, according to a previous article in The Commercial.


The project partners include the city of Pine Bluff, the Economic and Community Development Department, Pine Bluff Downtown Development Inc., and Go Forward Pine Bluff, according to a news release.


In addition to city funding, the project is also funded through the Arkansas Department of Transportation and Delta Regional Authority, according to the release.


If it rains, the ceremony will be changed to Nov. 12, according to the release.