According to a press release, a groundbreaking ceremony will be held Thursday, March 24, beginning at 1:00 PM for the new Smith Heights Housing Addition at the 1200 Block of Lamesa Street and Fitch Avenue in Odessa. 

The new subdivision will utilize an innovative new building technique. 

A host of local officials will be present for the event, including State Representative Brooks Landgraf, and Odessa City Councilman for District 1 Mark Matta. 

Jill Miller with the Odessa Housing Finance Corporation will give the opening and closing remarks, with the groundbreaking by the Odessa Chamber of Commerce commencing at 1:30 PM.