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Planners seek input on future of Lewis Creek Park


February 10, 2021

LEWIS CREEK PARK is set to get a makeover and planners want input from local residents and other users as the project gets started.

The planning process has begun on a master plan for Lewis Creek Park on Foster Lake, and county officials are looking to get input from local residents who use the facility.

The park was built half a century ago, after construction of Foster Dam created the lake in the late 1960s, and in that span there's been a lot of wear and tear, County Parks Director Brian Carroll said last week. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers broke ground for Lewis Creek and nearby Sunnyside parks on July 9, 1971. The contract for construction of the two projects totaled $877,690, according to The New Era's report...

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