The Goldthwaite Welcome Center is currently under construction with a planned completion date sometime prior to November 2014. The project consists of 2,283 sf of enclosed building space and 1,107 sf of covered porch area. The building will include restrooms, welcome desk, office, vending area and seating. It will also provide exhibits on the history of transportation in and around Goldthwaite. This project is being funded through the Texas Department of Transportation’s Transportation Enhancement Grant program with matching funds provided by the City of Goldthwaite. The total cost for this project is estimated at $1.8 million. The project also includes funding for a new parking facility next to the Welcome Center.