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Park streets to be repaved

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Linda Messmer
* Project to begin Oct. 18

Clay County residents will soon need to find an alternate route to enter Forest Park.

Brazil Park Board officials say three sections of park roads will be closed from Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 18-20 for repaving, but the majority of park recreation areas will still be accessible to the public.

According to Park Board member Linda Messmer, the park entrance off Pinckley Street will remain open.

Patrons will still have access to the golf course, walking track, playground and softball fields.

However, the following routes will be closed:

* Nabuca Drive to State Road 59 to the comfort station,

* Bonnie Miller Drive from the stop signs by the cabins to Nabuca Drive, and

* Jesse Pitts Drive from Nabuca Drive to the walking track.

Board members and park personnel are requesting no traffic on the three road sections, including no bicycle, vehicle, golf cart or pedestrian traffic.

In addition, park patrons will not have access to Roy Brand Stadium.

Messmer said the public should have access to the roads again Friday, Oct. 21, if all goes as planned.

The board will next meet Monday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m.

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I'm glad we are keeping up on our parks. This money has to be used or it will be lost. It cannot be used on anything other than the parks. Our parks are beautiful. Let's keep it that way!!!!!

-- Posted by Unsolicitedtidbits on Thu, Oct 6, 2011, at 10:15 PM

Yeah but why during Covered Bridge? Brazil is a bad enough nightmare during that time, and now to add this traffic is going to be murder. Local residents use Forest Park to avoid the congestion there at Pinkley and 59. Couldn't this have waited till after the festival?

-- Posted by dxrs0 on Thu, Oct 6, 2011, at 10:31 PM

Come on paved roads won't help the runned down park. Try planting grass, painting, and fix the pool for starters. maybe even fine the people whom walk their dogs and Don't pick up the crap.

-- Posted by carebuttonbroke on Fri, Oct 7, 2011, at 7:58 AM

It's nice that the roads in the park are being taken care of but I want to know when they are going to fix Brazil's horrible streets!

-- Posted by th1953 on Fri, Oct 7, 2011, at 12:08 PM

4 comments, 3 complaints/negativity. Come on people, turn that frown upside down!

-- Posted by RDK on Fri, Oct 7, 2011, at 1:42 PM

No one cares about these comments. It doesnt change a thing. I only hope it makes everyone feel better. Brazil is Brazil, Nothing has or will change just Names of people wanting to be someone but never will. Vote ! it wont matter!

-- Posted by carebuttonbroke on Fri, Oct 7, 2011, at 2:04 PM

I might think about being less negative when I don't have to keep having my vehicle aligned!!

-- Posted by th1953 on Fri, Oct 7, 2011, at 9:26 PM

I had a fairly new Honda and had to get rid of it because the shocks and alignment had to be redone every 3 months or sooner. I now have a truck just to drive in the city.

-- Posted by sickhorse on Fri, Oct 7, 2011, at 9:49 PM

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