Construction on the fourth phase of improvements to Ferran Park began on the day after GeorgeFest and is expected to be completed by the end of June, 2020.
The improvements to Ferran Park will include:
Removal and replacement of curbing on Ferran Park Drive
Replacing asphalt on Ferran Park Drive with brick pavers
Installation of brick pavers on Magnolia Ave. and McDonald Ave. between the railroad and Bay St.
New brick pavered areas
New pavilion along the seawall
New sidewalks north of Magnolia Avenue
Relocation of Veterans Memorial
New shade structures at the bandshell
New columns and park entrance features at McDonald and Magnolia entrances
New storm structures and conveyance system
New electrical and new lighting
During the construction process the following streets and amenities will be closed to the public:
Ferran Park and Ferran Park Drive, north of Orange Avenue, south of the bandshell and west of the railroad tracks will be closed
The parking lot at the south end will be fenced off for staging.
All public restrooms will also be closed until further notice.
Magnolia Avenue between the railroad and Bay St. will be closed to traffic.
McDonald Avenue will be closed between the railroad and Bay Street with a small section remaining open to access the El Marie restaurant. This small section will eventually be completely closed to facilitate construction.
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