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The Idaho Humane Society broke ground on a new shelter 2 years ago. When will it open?

Construction crews are putting the finishing touches on the Idaho Humane Society’s new adoption center off of Overland Road, and the staff is now aiming for a September opening.

Work began on the campus near Walmart, directly behind Goodwill, in July 2017. The building faces South Bird Street.

Officials at the shelter initially hoped to open the facility last fall, and then targeted early this summer, but getting contractors during the recent construction boom in the Treasure Valley made that impossible, Idaho Humane Society Chief Development Officer Jimmy Hillig told the Statesman.

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