Gearing up for summer – the 400 Block project

Posted on May 10, 2011 by Dan Voss



The warm weather is officially upon us, and summer plans are in full swing. Here in Wausau, we’ve been working hard on the downtown city square project in anticipation of a full summer of fun family events.

SquareUp, a committee formed by community volunteers, organized a campaign in 2009 to raise more than $1 million in private money to pay for enhancements to the square. The City of Wausau also contributed money for the cost of preparing the property for construction. Parts of construction were also made possible through in-kind donations.

We broke ground on the redevelopment of the square in October 2010. Work began with the installation of storm sewer and electrical systems. The project also includes a permanent stage, walkways through the square, a canopy and sound system, landscaping and a water fountain.

The space will serve as a community gathering center. The city square will host Art in the Park, a weekly farmers’ market, concerts by local and traveling musicians and groups, festivals, dance and ballet performances, youth activities, ethnic heritage events, movie nights and club/organizational events.

It’s clear that this project has been a Wausau community dream for some time, and Miron Construction is proud to be a part of bringing that dream to life.

About Dan Voss

As Vice President of Food & Beverage, Dan Voss leads Miron’s Food & Beverage Division in all aspects of business development and pre-construction activities. Voss takes initiative for developing new business opportunities and maintaining key accounts while directing the development of strategic alliances with clients, business partners and industry-specific associations. Dan joined the Miron team in 2005, beginning his career as a field engineer assisting the management team on various projects. Dan is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. He is also a LEED AP BD+C.

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