By John Fitts
CANTON — If all goes well, construction for an expanded skate park at Mills Pond Park will start later this month.
The town is resurfacing the current skate park area and adding a 3,000-plus square foot, concrete addition to the rear. Earlier this summer, some of the existing structures were refurbished.
Rampage, who designed the original park in 2003, was selected as the vendor for the new project. Weather permitting the company will begin set up later this week, said Joshua T. Medeiros, director of Canton Parks and Recreation.
The town’s Public Works Department will perform some of the site work and if weather and schedules permit, the hope is that construction will begin the week of Sept. 26, Medeiros added. It’s expected to take 4 to 6 weeks and the park will be closed during construction.
“I am really pleased that we are approaching the construction phase of this project and I’m hoping that our skater community will be happy with the final results,” Medeiros said. … Continue Reading