Construction on a new playground at Cardigan Park will begin this week.   
Cardigan Park playground construction
Cardigan Park playground construction

The Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department launched the Cardigan Park planning process in September 2016. A public input meeting was held on September 7, 2016. Public comments were incorporated into the plan, which includes the addition of a new playground, shelter, fire pit, and a loop trail. Playground construction begins Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 at the park, which is located at 500 Huntington Dr. The shelter, fire pit, and trail construction is slated for spring 2018.  

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Date of publication

Tuesday, August 01, 2017