Plano Park Projects & Plans
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CURRENT CITYWIDE PROJECTS
Fiber Networking Project Opens in New Window at Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve.
CURRENT PARK PLANNING PROJECTS
Below is more information on individual master plans for parks and trails currently under construction and/or renovation (view a location map here Opens a New Window. ):
Bluebonnet Trail - Alma to Blue Ridge Opens a New Window. Carpenter Park Facility Opens in New Window Bob Woodruff Southeast Trail Repair Opens in New Window
This project includes the relocation and replacement of a section of existing trail within Bob Woodruff Park, southeast of Park Boulevard, that is experiencing significant erosion issues. Improvement designs are in their final stages. Once the project has selected a contractor through the bidding process, construction is expected to begin in 2020.
Carpenter Park Renovation Opens in New Window
Construction is underway on the north side of Carpenter Park. Major construction elements include: four artificial turf fields, re-grading the entire north side, two new restrooms, a playground, additional parking, new field lights, new irrigation and a trail connection along Denham Way.
Cheyenne Park Light Renovation Opens in New Window
Replacement of all athletic field lights and poles with LED fixtures and concrete poles.
Chisholm Trail Erosion Control at San Simeon Place (Pleasant Valley Dr/Spring Creek Pkwy) Opens a New Window.
An existing erosion control wall within the creek has been undermined and will be reconstructed.
Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt, South Opens a New Window.
The Parks and Recreation Department is developing plans for enhancements to the parkland surrounding Cottonwood Creek. This project will ultimately connect the parkland to the existing Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt south of Park Boulevard. Construction of the project is expected to begin early 2020.
Emergency Trail Marker System Opens in New Window
Emergency Trail markers are being deployed on Chisholm Trail Opens in New Window 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 then be expanded to other Plano trails. (Read project FAQ’s Opens in New Window here)
Erosion Control at Legacy, Russell Creek and Oak Point Trails
This project consists of erosion control/stabilization improvements at the Legacy Trail Opens in New Window Pedestrian Bridge, Russell Creek Trail Opens in New Window and Independence Parkway and Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve Pond Opens in New Window . Improvements include the construction of gabion mattresses, concrete rip-rap and embankments, and a ledge stone wall. The project is expected to begin fall 2019. There will be trail closings and detours for the erosion control projects.
Evans Park Opens in New Window
Plans are underway for renovations to the playground at Evans Park.
Heritage Yards Athletic Fields Opens in New Window Tree and Irrigation Installation
The project area includes trees and irrigation improvements to be planted, shading the walking path, along Hawkhurst Drive. This project includes planting 100 new trees and associated irrigation. The project is currently being bid and Trees are scheduled to be planted in late spring 2020.
High Point Park Tennis Center Opens a New Window.
The renovations will begin with the building of a new parking lot along Spring Creek Parkway and the construction of a new two-story pro shop. Once the new pro shop is completed, demolition of the old facility will take place and a new center court will be constructed. The project also will include new fencing and windscreens, new walkways, court resurfacing, and a refresh of the children’s playground area. The cost of the project is $4.5 million and is expected to be complete in late 2020.
Legacy Trail North Opens a New Window.
This project consists of constructing a trail connection that will address an existing gap within Legacy Trail north of Hedgcoxe Road. Improvement designs are in their final stages. Once the project has selected a contractor through the bidding process, construction of Legacy Trail across McDermott road is expected to begin in 2020.
Legacy Trail south of Legacy Drive Opens a New Window.
Construction of Legacy Trail between Legacy Drive and north of Tennyson Parkway is ongoing.
Los Opens a New Window. Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve Improvements Opens in New Window
Oak Point & Nature Preserve Facility Opens in New Window The project includes a new concrete recreational trail, large concrete parking lot, all-weather restroom, bike repair stand and benches, reservable pavilion, lawn activities area and playground. Construction is expected to begin mid to late 2020, weather permitting.
Oak Point Recreation Center Outdoor Pool Opens in New Window
Master planning is in progress for the existing outdoor pool at Oak Point Recreation Center as it is slated for a complete renovation.
Pecan Hollow Erosion Control Opens a New Window.
The Pecan Hollow Erosion Control Project addresses continuing erosion issues on the Pecan Hollow Golf Course. Currently, erosion along a bend in Cottonwood Creek north of its confluence with Rowlett Creek threatens the green and cart path of Hole 17. Project plans include +/- 500 linear feet of retaining wall along the golf course side of Cottonwood Creek, with construction currently underway.
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Plano Transit Village Veloweb Opens a New Window.
The project includes constructing a new trail along the DART red line property between President George Bush Turnpike and 12th Place. The new trail will connect CityLine and Central Trail in Richardson to downtown Plano as part of the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) regional veloweb. Construction of the new trail is currently underway.
Russell Creek Park Playground Opens a New Window.
Plans are underway for renovations to the playground at Russell Creek Park.
Stoney Hollow Park Opens a New Window.
Park improvements at Stoney Hollow Park are currently underway. The project comprises a walking path around and access points to the existing pond feature, outcropping elements adjacent to the path for fishing access, as well as seating and lighting along the pathway.
CURRENT PARK MAINTENANCE PROJECTS
Lt. Russell Steindam Park Opens in New Window
This 7.5 acre landscape renovation project will enhance the park with new trail connections, tree additions, and improved practice fields with an updated basketball court. Renovation is anticipated to begin in spring 2020.
Haggard Library Landscape Opens in New Window
The design of this landscape renovation project will include the updating & beautifying of existing landscape plantings, library courts, main entrance, with a new irrigation system. Renovation is in final design phase and is anticipated to begin in fall 2020.
Fire Station 12/Emergency Operations Center
This landscape renovation project of replacing existing irrigation and updating existing landscape plantings, is anticipated to begin in spring 2020.
Park Blvd. Living Screen
This project involves replacement of the living screen and the addition of an irrigation system. The project is located on Park Blvd. between Independence Pkwy. and Stratford Drive, and is currently in the beginning stages of design.
Robinson Justice Center/Police & Courts Facility
This renovation project includes replacement of the landscaping and irrigation. The project is currently in the beginning stages of design.
Bruce Glasscock Park Site Opens in New Window
Future Park Site is 7.11 acres purchased in 2017 located near Legacy Drive at Communications Drive and Water Street. Implementation of Master Plan pending future funding.
Los Rios Park
This location is where the Los Rios Golf Course formerly operated. The City purchased the land in 2014 with grant assistance from Collin County, and 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 in 2020.
Moore Park Site
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
58.91 acres acquired in 2013. Future site of a community park.
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