New Jack-in-the-Box under construction |

New Jack-in-the-Box under construction

John HartBud Walker (right, wearing the white hard hat) signals a forklift operator during construction of the new Jack-in-the-Box restaurant on Monday.
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The new Jack-in-the-Box restaurant in the Glenbrook Basin should be completed by the second week in October, a construction superintendent at the site said Monday.

The new 2,860-square-foot restaurant, sandwiched between Nevada City Highway and Maltman Drive, will replace a 23-year-old structure leveled in early June.

The beams to support the roof should be put in Wednesday, Russ Langley, a superintendent with Stonegate Construction Inc. of Roseville, said Monday.

Jack-in-the-Box executive Abe Alizadeh submitted an application to demolish and replace the old restaurant on the .7-acre site in October 1999. The project won final approval in February 2001, county records show.

The old building was falling apart, said William Unger, the Chico architect who designed the new one. The roof was leaking, and the plumbing system had problems, he added.

Unger also noted that the building was not in compliance with the federal American with Disabilities Act and that the kitchen was inefficient. The new kitchen will be completely different.

Built out of wood and stone, the new building will have a frontier-style appearance and look different from any other Jack in-the-Box, Unger said.

Alizadeh and other Jack-in-the-Box representatives could not be reached for comment Monday.

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