If you drove by the Whataburger on N. Gen. Bruce in Temple, TX this morning, you probably noticed a pile of rubble where the iconic burger joint used to be. So, what's going on? NOTE: We've receive an update on this story. Scroll down to read the latest.

What Happened to Whataburger in Temple, TX?

We're always sad when a food place either isn't open when we want to eat there, or closes due to lack of business. Regarding a close of business, it's always at an unexpected time as well isn't it? Especially when it's a favorite place to go to.

Recently, some in Temple may have been surprised to find a Texas original no longer standing in it's original place. But is it gone forever?

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Unknowns About The Whataburger On North General Bruce Drive

Folks in Temple hoping to get perhaps breakfast Monday morning might have been sad to discover the building was no longer standing:

Aaron Savage, Townsquare Media
Aaron Savage, Townsquare Media

This is another photo from the torn down building at another angle:

Aaron Savage, Townsquare Media
Aaron Savage, Townsquare Media

Here's what we know currently, at the time of writing. The number to the restaurant currently goes to voicemail, and on Google, it states the location is temporarily closed.

Reports have surfaced that the location is being remodeled, but we've been unable to confirm the reports.

As this is a developing story, we will have more information when it becomes available.

We've Got An Insider Update

An employee by the name of Macy Williams reached out to me to fill me in on a few more details. Macy tells me the newly remodeled Whataburger is expected to be completed in 10 weeks, but could take a bit longer depending on how the construction goes.

"[I] can't wait to to get back to serving our community," Macy wrote me in a Facebook message. "I just wanted to make sure our regulars know #0629 will be back."

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