After a delay of more than two years, the construction of Hemisfair’s Civic Park is finally imminent, it appears. A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for sometime in January after the City Council approved last week a $27.9 million construction contract for Skanska USA Building.
By late next year, Lockwood and Dignowity parks—two neighboring, near-East Side green spaces separated by Burnett Street—will become one park in a $4.1 million project.
The traffic situation on West Commerce Street is not getting better anytime soon. Two major projects — San Pedro Creek Culture Park and bond upgrades — will have portions of the street closed the next two years. And construction of the Canopy Hilton Hotel at Commerce and St. Mary’s Street will also close lanes. The […]