New city park under construction off Tanger Blvd

Aerial photo of new Locust Grove park under construction in September 2020 (staff photo)

Construction continues on the city of Locust Grove’s new park adjacent Department of Driver Services on Tanger Blvd. The estimated completion date for the project is late November 2020.

The city council awarded construction in May to Magnum Contracting, LLC of Jasper, GA in the amount of $823,472.73. The project is funded through park impact fees.

Concept site plan for Tanger Blvd park (Falcon Design photo / commissioned by city of Locust Grove)
Concept site plan (Falcon Design photo / commissioned by city of Locust Grove)

When complete, the nine-acre park will offer parking, dog park, playground area and walking track with appropriate fencing, sidewalks and other improvements. Approximately three acres of open play area are located inside the walking track.

A future phase II will construct additional paths and a small skate park within the open play area. Phase II will be constructed at a later date when impact fee funding allows.

The featured image is an aerial photo of the park under construction in September 2020.

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