Wednesday July 27, 2022
The park is open! This snapshot (below) was taken 30 minutes before the Grand Opening.
Friday June 3, 2022
Construction is nearly complete! Fence and gates are in, parking is paved and striped, grass is seeded and growing! Stay tuned for a grand opening sometime in July!
Tuesday April 26, 2022
Work has started up again. Top soil spread, pea stone ready to go, paving the walkways is underway, shade structures are going up.
Sunday December 12, 2021
The ‘front curb’ is partially poured. This curb will be the foundation for the front fence posts – necessary to prevent penetration of the landfill cap. Topsoil and pea-stone have been delivered. Construction is now shut down until spring.
Sunday November 20, 2021
Fenceposts are in and the shade structure, bench, and entryway pads have been poured.
Sunday September 12, 2021
The fill appears to be in and graded. Looking forward to the next steps…
Monday August 9, 2021
The water line from the street was installed last week, and we are expecting a LOT of activity over the next few weeks.
Wednesday December 16, 2020
The contractor has screened approximately 5000 cubic yards of fill (currently stockpiled in north Amherst) and has hauled and graded 1,325 cubic yards of fill to the site. Construction has shut down for the winter, but DPW will continue to work with the contractor during the winter to order all remaining materials – benches, fencing, shade structures, etc. Construction will resume in the spring as soon as conditions warrant.
Friday November 6, 2020
Construction underway- wetlands protection fencing up and fill being trucked to the site. We are moving!
Wednesday July 22, 2020
Groundbreaking ceremony! Here’s a link to the Gazette article. See if you can find Task Force members Ted, Ana, and Jim in the picture below.