AUGUSTA — Plans for a new Maine Army National Guard headquarters building are on hold because the state does not own the property that officials plan to use to gain access to the site.

The Maine Army National Guard proposed to build a 100,000-square-foot headquarters between Civic Center Drive and Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Augusta.

The Kennebec Journal reports that the proposed office building is subject to Planning Board approval. Board members reviewed the proposal Tuesday, but Development Director Matt Nazar advised against voting because the Guard does not hold title or rights to a parcel of land needed to build an access road that would lead to the new building and the cemetery.

Nazar said the state Department of Transportation is negotiating with a private landowner for the land.

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