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General Motors breaks ground on Flint facility

The General Motors logo is seen outside its headquarters at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan August 25, 2009. REUTERS/Jeff Kowals
The General Motors logo is seen outside its headquarters at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan August 25, 2009. REUTERS/Jeff Kowals

FLINT (WKZO) -- General Motors is now building a new paint shop at its Flint Assembly plant.

Ground was broken Monday at the facility, with represents the automaker’s largest investment in Flint in over a decade. GM will spend 600-million dollars to build the paint shop and plans to have it operational by October 2016.

As many as 550 construction jobs are connected to the project.

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