Route 58 Lowe’s to open at 6 a.m. Thursday

01/04/2012 7:00 PM |

BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO | the new Lowe's store on Route 58, where a traffic light has since been installed.

The new Riverhead Lowe’s on Route 58 will open its doors to the public for the first time Thursday.

The new store, located on the parcel previously occupied by Suffolk Life, open at 6 a.m.

The store will hold a formal grand opening at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12.

Lowe’s will hold a “Gift Card Match Day” for the grand opening day. When anyone purchases a gift card to the store, Lowe’s will then match their total purchase with a donation of up to $5,000 to Suffolk Habitat for Humanity’s next building project.

The new Lowe’s features 103,000 square feet of retail sales space and an adjacent garden center.

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