The heavy rainfall experienced recently has left in its wake damages that will cost the city $2.3 million. Some of the parks in need of short and long-term repair projects include St. Lawrence Park, Marina Park, J.J. Plaus Park and J.C. Saddington Park.
Damage includes flooded beaches and trails, shoreline erosion, cracks and breaks in the concrete deck, deteriorating foundation walls, sinkholes, broken stairs, washed out supports and cracked asphalt.
Ten other waterfront parks require shoreline restoration, but remain open. These include Lakefront Promenade Park, Adamson Estate, Helen Molasy Park, Tall Oaks Park, Harding Estate, Jack Darling Park, Rhododendron Gardens, Lakeside Park, Richards Memorial and Watersedge Park.
Even the Credit Village Marina and Lakefront Promenade Marina were damaged and $140,000 in revenue this year. – CINEWS