Beginning as soon as the week of May 2 the public will begin to see equipment and activity in the park as Carolina Environmental Contracting, Inc. begins to prepare the project site, perform field surveying, and install erosion and sedimentation control measures.Following the site preparation tree cutting, clearing of work area, grading and streambank restoration measures will begin.
City Council approved a contract with Carolina Environmental Contracting for stream bank restoration of Brown Branch (a.k.a. Willowbrook Creek). Construction work is anticipated to begin in early April. Stay tuned for timelines and construction updates as they become available.
The existing playground and swings at Willowbrook will be removed during the week of March 5, 2018.
Preparations for the Arboretum project have begun. At the January 16, 2018 City Council meeting, a contract was awarded to Breece Enterprises to remove and replace a portion of the sanitary sewer that runs through Willowbrook Park. This sewer replacement will help prepare the site for the arboretum project. The sewer replacement is expected to be completed by mid-March, weather permitting.