OGDENSBURG A new womens clothing store is opening up in the city.
Construction crews on Wednesday were busy erecting a sign and renovating 9,000 square feet of space in Gateway Plaza, 981 Ford Street Extension.
Maurices, a womens clothing chain that offers clothes in sizes 0 to 28, will move into the vacant space next to Price Chopper.
The space previously was occupied by Fashion Bug, a womens clothing chain that closed.
Fashion Bug stores in Ogdensburg and at Massenas Harte Haven Shopping Center announced their closings after a corporate buyout in 2012 of Lane Bryant owner Charming Shoppes Inc., by the Ascena Retail Groups.
Maurices also is owned by the Ascena Retail Groups.
There are more than 800 Maurices stores open across 44 states.
Representatives from Nigro Cos. Inc., Albany, the plazas owner, and Maurices did not return a call seeking comment about when the store will be ready to open.