Ground broken on Golden Corral near Lehigh Valley Mall

Chain plans to open restaurant around late November

Posted: 4:51 PM EDT Jul 23, 2012   Updated: 5:45 PM EDT Jul 23, 2012

A national restaurant chain is seizing a golden opportunity in Lehigh County.

Golden Corral broke ground Monday on a new restaurant near the Lehigh Valley Mall in Whitehall Township.

Construction will start Tuesday, and the restaurant should be up and running around late November, officials said.