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Sankey Park work proceeding with changes to parking lot, new bathrooms


January 9, 2019

JOE GRAYBILL, city staff engineer, points out where a new concrete path will run at Sankey Park. The new restrooms will be installed at the cones to the right near the tree line.

Joe Graybill's plan for Sankey Park is taking shape.

Sweet Home's city engineer has new pathways painted onto the ground, and the sewer, water and power connections are in the ground ready to accept a new restroom unit due in later this month.

Almost gone is the old gravel parking lot. Instead, a new lawn is growing across most of that area. A small lot remains in front of Weddle Bridge and remains accessible for parking for now. Nearby are newly paved parking spaces.

"The concept plan for Sankey (is that) this is going to be a playground area," said Graybill, who has been a key player i...

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