Park/Playground Updates

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Park/Playground Updates

We understand the importance of keeping you informed about any ongoing renovations, temporary closures, or exciting new additions that might impact your visit. Whether we're enhancing existing play areas, renovating a park bathroom, or introducing new features, this page is your central hub for real-time information. Plan your visits accordingly, stay tuned for reopening announcements, and witness the transformation of our park and playground as we strive to create a more enjoyable and engaging space for everyone.

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East End park 
February 14, 2023East End Park restrooms are closed due to a underground sewer pipe not functioning properly. A portable toilet is available for guests. 
West Point on the EnoJanuary 23, 2024West Point on the Eno restrooms will be closed until the plumbing is repaired. There will be portable units onsite until repairs are made. 
Northgate Park    
Long-term public safety closure, reopening TBD
Playground closure (rope climber off Acadia Street)
Garrett Road Park
Long-term public safety closure, reopening TBDRestrooms Closed 
Burton Park
Long-term public safety closure, reopening TBD
Tributary to Third Fork Creek – stream closed, water quality issue
Indian Trail ParkLong-term public safety closure, reopening TBD
Ellerbe Creek Trail bridge closure

A recent inspection of park and trail bridges identified safety concerns, leading to the closure of some. The city is collaborating with an engineering consultant to plan repairs or replacements. Funding for these projects is sought through the Capital Improvements Fund in fiscal year 25.
West Point on the EnoLong-term public safety closure, reopening TBD
Pedestrian bridge closure (near restroom shelter)  

A recent inspection of park and trail bridges identified safety concerns, leading to the closure of some. The city is collaborating with an engineering consultant to plan repairs or replacements. Funding for these projects is sought through the Capital Improvements Fund in fiscal year 25.
Wrightwood ParkLong-term public safety closure, reopening TBD
Pedestrian bridge closure (secondary park entrance, Prince St)

A recent inspection of park and trail bridges identified safety concerns, leading to the closure of some. The city is collaborating with an engineering consultant to plan repairs or replacements. Funding for these projects is sought through the Capital Improvements Fund in fiscal year 25.
Sherwood ParkLong-term public safety closure, reopening TBD
Pedestrian bridge closure (secondary park entrance, Juniper St)

A recent inspection of park and trail bridges identified safety concerns, leading to the closure of some. The city is collaborating with an engineering consultant to plan repairs or replacements. Funding for these projects is sought through the Capital Improvements Fund in fiscal year 25.
W.D. Hill PlaygroundFebruary 22, 2024Playground is closed for replacement. A new playground will be installed and is expected to open May 2024.