Missouri State Parks is hosting a ground-breaking ceremony to launch a $2.5 million infrastructure project to close the gap of approximately three miles of Katy Trail State Park through the city of Sedalia.

The ceremony will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, May 2, at the Sedalia Katy Depot.

After the groundbreaking, refreshments will be served to celebrate this important milestone.

The Sedalia Katy Depot is located at 600 E. Third Street. For more information about the event, contact the Katy Trail State Park office at (573) 449-7402.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit the web at mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.