Plano Park Projects & Plans

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CURRENT PARKS & RECREATION PLANNING PROJECTS

Below is more information on individual master plans for parks and trails currently under construction and/or renovation:

Arbor Hills Nature Preserve – Restroom and Storage: New restroom facility with modifications to the existing restroom.

Arbor Hills Bridge, Arbor Hills Parking and Willow Creek Park Erosion Control: This project consists of permanent erosion control/stabilization improvements including the construction of gabion walls, precast modular brick walls, trail overlook area, and underdrain structure.

Bob Woodruff Southeast Trail Replacement: Trail relocation and replacement for erosion control.

Bob Woodruff Park North and Bob Woodruff Park South renovations.

Butler Tract Demolition & Restoration: Removal of unusable structures, concrete and asphalt to restore and make tract accessible for inclusion into Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve.

Carpenter Park North Athletic Field Improvements: Construction and renovation for natural and artificial athletic fields, field lighting, restrooms, expanded parking, trails and new playground.

Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt South: Enhancements to parkland surrounding Cottonwood Creek to connect parkland and trails to the existing Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt south of Park Boulevard.

Cottonwood Creek No. 1 Greenbelt Study, Grading and Drainage: Hydraulic study of a portion of Cottonwood Creek No.1 for grading improvements from Park Blvd to Los Robles.

Emergency Trail Marker System: Emergency trail markers are being deployed on Chisolm Trail to improve trail safety and emergency access. Emergency response teams will now be able to determine exactly where on a trail they need to respond and how to best access that location. Once the pilot program is evaluated, the system will be expanded to other Plano trails (read project FAQs here).

Erosion control at Legacy, Russell Creek and Oak Point trails: Erosion control and stabilization improvements at the pedestrian bridge, and Independence Parkway, and . Improvements include the construction of gabion mattresses, concrete rip-rap and embankments, and a ledge stone wall. Trail closings and detours will occur for this project.

Evans Playground Improvements: Playground and park improvements including replacement of playground equipment and pit, pavilion replacement, lighting and trail improvements, re-striping the multi-use court, select erosion control and restoration in Prairie Creek, irrigation and landscape replacement.

Hedgcoxe Undercrossing: Trail connection at Hedgcoxe to provide connection between Plano and Allen.

Heritage Yards Athletic Fields Tree Irrigation and Installation: Planting and irrigation for 100 new trees adjacent to Hawkhurst.

High Point Park Tennis Center: Renovations include new two-story pro shop, new center court, fencing, windscreens, walkways, court resurfacing and children’s playground area refresh.

Indian Creek Tributary No. 13 Study and Shady Creek Circle Bank Stabilization: Hydraulic study of a portion of Indian Creek Tributary No. 13 and plans for streambank stabilization.

Interurban Railway Museum: Maintenance of the historic Interurban Rail Car to address exterior painting and window frame restoration.

Legacy Trail – Crossmark Section: Construction of Legacy Trail between Legacy Drive and north of Tennyson Parkway.

Legacy Trail – Means Drive to Penelope Lane: Trail connection to address a gap in Legacy Trail north of Hedgcoxe Road.

Los Rios Park – Cart Path Removal: Removal of former cart path and damaged bridge, irrigation and turf grass repair.

Median Renovations – Tennyson Parkway, K Avenue, Legacy Drive: Median renovations include replacement trees, turf grass, and irrigation.

Median Renovations – West Spring Creek Parkway, Midway Drive to Parkwood Lane: Median renovations include replacement trees, turf grass and irrigation lost to the NTMWD Force Main project.

Memorial Park Donor Recognition Plaza: Construction of plaza space for donors to recognize veterans.

Oak Point Amphitheater/Red Tail Pavilion: Street signage will be updated to display the new name for the Oak Point Amphitheater, now known as Red Tail Pavilion. Improvements include new monument signage at the street, entrance signage for pedestrians at the entrance gates and logo on the stage.

Oak Point Outdoor Aquatic Facility Master Plan: Planning for renovation of the existing outdoor pool at Oak Point Recreation Center.

Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve – Phase 2 Hillside Improvements: Improvements include new concrete trail, parking lot, all-weather restroom, reservable pavilion, lawn activities area and playground.

Old Shepard Place Park Renovation: Renovations include new playground, drainage improvements, restroom building, field and irrigation improvements.

Pecan Hollow Erosion Control: Construction to address erosion issues on the Pecan Hollow Golf Course on Cottonwood Creek north of its confluence with Rowlett Creek near greens and cart path for Hole 17.

Plano Event Center Courtyard Redevelopment: Planning for conceptual options for programmable improvements within the courtyard.

Plano Transit Village Veloweb: New trail connection adjacent to the DART Red Line to connect CityLine and Central Trail in Richardson to downtown Plano as part of the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NTCOG) regional veloweb.

Prestonridge Trail Connector: Plans for trail connection between Tradition Trail and KCS and Mapleshade Lane to President George Bush Turnpike.

Russell Creek Park Playground Renovation: Playground renovations to include playground and pit replacement, grading and subsurface drainage improvements, walkways, lighting, landscape and irrigation renovation.

Silver Line Rail Trail (Cottonbelt): Trail connections in coordination with DART rail improvements from the future 12th Street and Shiloh Road Stations.

Stoney Hollow Park Improvements: Renovations include spillway repair, new trails, lighting, site furnishings, tree planting and new irrigation.

Shawnee Park and Haggard Park Pond Restoration: Hydraulic silt removal from ponds.

Willowcreek Park Renovation: Renovation includes trail and pedestrian bridge replacement, playground equipment and pit replacement, new picnic shelter, tree planting, turf grass and irrigation replacement.

CURRENT PARK MAINTENANCE PROJECTS

Fire Station 12 / Emergency Operations Center: Landscape renovation and new irrigation system.

Haggard Library Landscape Improvements: Landscape renovation includes updating and beautifying existing landscape, library courts, main entrance area, and new irrigation system.

Lt Russell Steindam Park: The park will be closed early May through early September 2020 for landscape renovation. The work includes new trail connections, tree planting, improved practice fields, basketball court and new irrigation.

Park Boulevard Living Screen: Replacement of living screen and new irrigation system from Independence Parkway and Stratford Drive.

Robinson Justice Center / Police and Courts Facility: Landscape renovation and new irrigation system.

FUTURE PARKS

Bruce Glasscock Park Site: Future park site is 7.11 acres acquired in 2017, located near Legacy Drive on Communications Drive and Water Street. Implementation of master play pending future funding.

Los Rios Park: Formerly operated as Los Rios Golf Course, the City purchased the land in 2014 with grant assistance from Collin County. A public process began in early 2018 to solicit input and create a master plan for the park; the land will be reprogrammed to City park land.

Moore Park Site: Future park site is 119 acres acquired in 1984. Future site of numerous lighted athletic fields. Fields will be subject to use 7 days and 7 nights per week, year-round.

South Central Park Site: Future park site is 58.91 acres acquired in 2013, located at Park Boulevard and Alma Drive. Future site for a community park.


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