We first reported Otisville, MI (and the Grand Blanc area) would be getting a new Taco Bell location back in July.

The former owners of Troy Cleaners are behind the Taco Bell openings in Genesee County.

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Otisville's Old Marina and Otie's Restaurants No More

For decades, Otis-villains(?) would get pizza and a cold beer at The Marina. Some folks will remember the owner, by his first name, Bruno.

Most recently, Otie's was the hang out spot for a new generation, but things change. This time, a lot.

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The old building is gone... ushering in a new era in front of McCormick and Picnic Lakes.

New Taco Bell taking shape on M-15 in Otisville

Demolition and construction have been going on for a couple of months now.

You can see the design taking shape.

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From M-15 looking northeast is the shell of the building already painted in Taco Bell's signature colors.

The inside of the structure hasn't been developed too much at this time.

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It won't be too long before the restaurant is finished. They're currently hiring, too.

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Thankfully, the old Otie's building wasn't empty for long. Nobody wants a blight situation.

We'll keep you posted on a grand opening date for the cheesy, melty goodness as soon as the information is made available.

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