Ohio Valley Crash Parts moving to new location
Tucked behind the railroad tracks on Spruce Street, Ohio Valley Crash Parts owner Kenny Dickess said many people don’t even know that his business exists.
“We’ve been behind the railroad tracks for 16 years,” Dickess said. “We’ve outgrown the facility that we’re in. We got an opportunity to buy the property beside Cooke’s Farm Center and we’re going to build a brand new building there.”
The building will be 40×160 feet, but specific plans are currently being worked out with the contractor, Dickess said. Dickess closed on the property this week and said he plans to break ground within a couple weeks and is hopeful to be in the new building by mid summer.
“Where we are right now, traffic flow doesn’t exist,” Dickess said. “The increase in traffic flow will tremendously help our business and it will help us employ more people.”
Ohio Valley Crash Parts provides its customers with used auto parts by brokering everything.
“With Ironton only having a GM dealer, it can make it tough on people that have different kinds of vehicles,” Dickess said. “We will be able to give the people in Ironton any part for any vehicle that they need.”