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County Board Approves Park Improvements

Plans for Tuckahoe ParkImprovements are coming to Tuckahoe Park and eight other county parks.

On Saturday, Jan. 26, the Arlington County Board approved a $733,315 contract (including contingency) for reconstruction of the Tuckahoe Park playground. Contractor Jeffrey Stack, Inc. will make improvements to the park, including an accessible entrance, new play equipment, accessible paths, site furnishings, synthetic turf safety surfacing, site drainage, bio-retention gardens and plantings.

The Board also approved eight Park Enhancement (PEG) Grants, for a total of $83,377. The grants include:

  • Removal of invasive plants at Hillside Park in Radnor-Ft. Myer Heights ($11,354)
  • New garden and tools for the Lubber Run Teen Program at Lubber Run Park ($5,500)
  • Small deck, tree protection and other improvements at the Fort Barnard Community Canine Area in Nauck ($15,000)
  • New benches and wood chip path at Thomas Jefferson Middle School ($13,718)
  • Five new benches, a picnic table and a grill at Fraser Park on Army Navy Drive ($10,400)
  • Improvements to the volleyball court at Alcova Heights Park ($5,523)
  • Four new benches and invasive plant control in a large traffic island on John Marshall Drive ($9,290)
  • New concrete path at Woodlawn Park, near Ballston ($12,592)

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