New construction and redevelopment keep Wilmington Pike revitalized in Kettering, Centerville and Sugarcreek Twp.

WATCH: See the big changes happening along Wilmington Pike in Kettering and Centerville from the air

Multiple changes are happening along Wilmington Pike in Kettering, Centerville and Washington Twp., including a new library, restaurant, hotel center and more.

Here’s a look at what changes are happening and where.

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen 

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is under construction in front of Meijer at 4025 Wilmington Pike on the location of a former PNC Bank branch. The 3,200-square-foot restaurant is projected to seat about 65 and could open as early as the end of this year, according to franchisee Pat Gilligan. 

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A new Popeye's restaurant is under construction in front of the Meijer store and is one of many new construction projects underway along the Wilmington Pike corridor. TY GREENLEES / STAFF
Photo: Ty Greenlees

Home2 Suites 

Home2 Suites by Hilton, located at the northwest corner of Cornerstone of Centerville, appears to be in the final stages of construction with the exterior almost finished. The three-story hotel is the first for the mixed-use development. 

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The exterior of the new Home2 Suites by Hilton at Cornerstone appears to be complete and is one of many new construction projects underway along the Wilmington Pike corridor. TY GREENLEES / STAFF
Photo: Ty Greenlees

Shell demolition 

The former Shell gas station at the corner of Clyo Road and Wilmington Pike has been demolished to make way for new business at the busy intersection. 

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The former Shell station and Wilmington and Clyo has been demolished to make way for a new UDF and is one of many new construction projects underway along the Wilmington Pike corridor. TY GREENLEES / STAFF
Photo: Ty Greenlees

New library

The new Wilmington-Stroop Branch Library is taking shape at the corner of Stroop and Wilmington in Kettering. The new library will be 51 percent larger than the old branch and is expected to open in spring 2019. New features of the branch will include: Larger dedicated teen space, larger children’s area, an enclosed quiet reading room with a fireplace and an outdoor terrace.

The new Wilmington-Stroop Branch Library is taking shape at the corner of Stroop and Wilmington in Kettering. The new library will be 51% larger than the old branch and is expected to open in spring 2019. TY GREENLEES / STAFF
Photo: Ty Greenlees
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