Alexandria Whataburger Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony

Alexandria Whataburger Groundbreaking

Representatives with Whataburger formally broke ground for the restaurant's new Alexandria location at 6240 Coliseum Blvd. Wednesday morning, July 21, 2021. Participating in the groundbreaking ceremony are (from left) Whataburger Area Manager Arin Fenton, Alexandria store General Manager Lashonda Lonnette, Owner/Franchisee Chris Johnson, Whataguy, Director of Marketing Maci Dover and Alexandria City Council Member At-Large Lee Rubin. The Alexandria Whataburger, expected to open in mid-October, will feature the same design as the Pineville location and is expected to employ 120 workers. A second Alexandria location is expected to start construction later this year on South MacArthur Drive. Owner/Franchisee Chris Johnson has committed to building 20 new locations in Louisiana in the next seven years.