ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A new mural is taking shape in Allentown.

The Gateway Mural is being painted on South 8th Street, between Union and Walnut streets. A PPL substation is serving as the canvas.

Officials picked Austin-based artist Mila Sketch to paint the mural, which will be 75 feet long when finished.

Work started July 4 and will continue for about three more weeks.

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