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Park Development Updates April 2013

Check out all the progress our award winning Parks Development Department has made on some exciting new projects! Check back often as we offer you an in depth look at the progress of our many parks currently under development. 

Centennial Plaza
Status:  Centennial Celebration April 27 www.roundrocktexas.gov/centennial
Project Scope:  concrete plaza, performance lawn, areas designed for street festivals, “pillars of the community”, secondary performance stage/shade structure, amphitheater overlook/bat viewing area, improvements to amphitheater, electrical system for street festivals, landscape areas, Brown/Florence Street Improvements, MOC parking lot improvements.

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Kensington Greenbelt Improvement Project
Status: Project Completed
Project Scope: New pavilion, walking trails, playscapes, grass, site furnishings.

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Mesa Village Improvement Project 
Status: Project Completed
Project Scope: New pavilion, walking trails, grass, site furnishings, mutipurpose field and retaining wall.

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Rabb House Redevelopment Project
Status:  Bid and Award
Est. Completion:  June 2014
Project Scope:  design and construction documents for the redevelopment of Rabb House (damaged in September 2010 flood)
Current Project Progress:
Project is out to bid
Construction to start in June 2013

OSPV Reuse Water Project
Status:  Complete
Project Scope:  removal/replacement of existing irrigation system valves, heads, etc. to comply with reuse water requirements.  Renovation of existing irrigation system at Lakeview Pavilion area, Football Complex, Cricket Field, etc.  Upgrade of Maxicom System to wireless controls

Brushy Creek Regional Trail Gap Project
Status:  Right-of-Way Acquisition and Regulatory Approval
Est. Completion:  Spring 2014
Project Scope:  +/- 2.5 miles of Brushy Creek Trail from Sonoma subdivision, across Brushy Creek, connecting to Rabb Park and AW Grimes Blvd multi-use path.  Also connects to Greater Lake Creek Trail totaling approx. 7 miles.
Current Project Progress:
R.O.W. acquisition negotiations on-going
Environmental review on-going with TxDOT
100% CD’s to be submitted to TxDOT in early April
Project to be let by TxDOT in June 2013

Whitlow Way and Cricket/MP Field Improvements Project
Status:  Construction
Est. Completion:  Fall 2012
Project Scope:  reconstruction of Whitlow Way, field improvements to Cricket to convert it to a multipurpose field
Current Project Progress:
MP Field is complete and growing in
Still awaiting timeline from Transportation on construction of Whitlow Way

Lake Creek Park Improvement Project
Status:  Design
Est. Completion:  October 2013
Project Scope:  replacement of pavilion/restroom, playground, site furnishings, parking and addition of trail connections and new parking by Dog Depot
Current Project Progress:
Working on construction documents
Project to bid in May/June 2013

Lake Creek Pool Improvement Project
Status:  Construction
Est. Completion:  Spring 2013
Project Scope:  replacement of pool piping, boiler unit and chemical controller.  Additionally, the pool deck with be replaced
Current Project Progress:
Piping and electrical complete, decking to be poured early April

Rock’N River FAC Improvement Project 2013
Status:  Bid and Award
Est. Completion:  Spring 2013
Project Scope:  replacement of poured-in-place rubber surfacing in pool, resurfacing of restroom floors
Current Project Progress:
Purchase to City Manager on February 1st 

CORR Facility Landscape Improvements Project
Status:  Design and Construction
Est. Completion:  Varies
Project Scope:  re-design and/or construction of new water-wise landscapes for all City facilities.  Design will be completed for each facility and construction will take place as funding becomes available. 
Current Project Progress:
PARD crews have already started landscape improvements to the southside of City Hall.
Design and cost estimates complete for all City facilities.
Awaiting presentation to City Manager/City Council.

Mays/Round Rock Ave. Gateway Signs (PARD / Transportation Project)
Status:  Design
Est. Completion:  March 2013 (design)
Project Scope:  design of two (2) gateway signs for Mays (Brushy Creek and railroad bridges) and potentially one (1) for RR Avenue. 
Current Project Progress:
Coordination with structural engineer is underway
CD’s are 60% complete
Construction documents underway.  Project bid in March 2013.

Mays Street Landscape Improvements (PARD / Transportation Project)
Status:  Design
Est. Completion:  May 2013
Project Scope:  design of landscape improvements along Mays in tandem with streetscape improvements
Current Project Progress:
100% Construction Documents complete.  Project bid in March 2013.

Bathing Beach Development Project
Status:  Planning
Est. Completion:  2014
Project Scope:  design and construction of park elements in the Bathing Beach area including Chisholm Trail Crossing Park, BC-Creekside Greenbelt, Bathing Beach and west edge of Memorial Park Current Project Progress:
Conceptual design from February to May.

Brush Recycling Center Building Project
Status:  Planning/Design
Est. Completion:  2013
Project Scope:  design and construction of a restroom/break room building for the BRC and Recycling Center
Current Project Progress:
Cost analysis between traditional and modular built building for project

Veterans Park Improvement Project
Status:  Bid and Award
Est. Completion:  Spring 2013
Project Scope:  ADA, plumbing and aesthetic improvements to restroom building

OSPV Restroom Building Improvements (Soccer Complex and Lakeview Pavilion)
Status:  Planning
Est. Completion:  Spring 2013
Project Scope:  replace plumbing fixtures, partitions, and ceiling at both complexes.  Interior painting of ceilings/walls and exterior trim painting.

Lake Creek Trail (RRWest to M.O.C) Development Project
Status:  Planning
Est. Completion:  2014
Project Scope:  design of trail from Round Rock West Park to Municipal Office Complex
Current Project Progress:
Feasibility study on project and corridor.

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