Plano Park Projects & Plans
CURRENT PARK PLANNING PROJECTS
Below is more information on individual master plans for parks and trails currently under construction and/or renovation (view a location map here Opens a New Window. ):
Bruce Glasscock Park Site
Future Park Site is 7.11 acres purchased in 2017 located near Legacy Drive at Communications Drive and Water Street. Implementation of Master Plan pending future funding.
Bluebonnet Trail - Alma to Blue Ridge Opens a New Window. Carpenter Park Renovation
Construction is underway on the north side of Carpenter Park. Major construction elements include: four artificial turf fields, re-grading the entire north side, two new restrooms, a playground, additional parking, new field lights, new irrigation and a trail connection along Denham Way.
Chisholm Trail Erosion Control at San Simeon Place (Pleasant Valley Dr/Spring Creek Pkwy) Opens a New Window.
An existing erosion control wall within the creek has been undermined and will be reconstructed.
Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt, North Opens a New Window.
The Parks and Recreation Department will be adding a trail from Los Rios Boulevard to Chaparral Road. Construction is currently underway with an expected completion date of late 2019.
Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt, South Opens a New Window.
The Parks and Recreation Department is developing plans for enhancements to the parkland surrounding Cottonwood Creek. This project will ultimately connect the parkland to the existing Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt south of Park Boulevard. Construction of the project is expected to begin early 2020.
Dog Park at Bob Woodruff Opens a New Window.
Construction is underway at the southeast corner of Park Boulevard and Shiloh Road.
Emergency Trail Marker System
Emergency Trail markers are being deployed on Chisholm Trail to improve trail safety and emergency access. Emergency response teams will now be able to determine exactly where on a trail they need to respond and how to best access that location. Once the pilot program is evaluated, the system will then be expanded to other Plano trails. (Read project FAQ's here)
Enfield Service Center Opens a New Window.
A new athletics maintenance facility will be added at Enfield Park off of Legacy Drive. Completion is estimated by October 2019. The facility will have desks, storage lockers, work tables, air compressors, ice machine, etc. Relocation of crews and equipment from Jack Carter Park’s maintenance facility is anticipated to be complete by March 2020.
Erosion Control at Legacy, Russell Creek and Oak Point Trails
This project consists of erosion control/stabilization improvements at the Legacy Trail Pedestrian Bridge, Russell Creek Trail and Independence Parkway and Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve Pond. Improvements include the construction of gabion mattresses, concrete rip-rap and embankments, and a ledge stone wall. The project is expected to begin fall 2019. There will be trail closings and detours for the erosion control projects.
Plans are underway for renovations to the playground at Evans Park. Opens a New Window.
High Point Park Tennis Center Opens a New Window.
Originally built in 1978, planning and design work is in progress for renovations to the center including a new pro-shop, additional parking and overall improvements to the facility and the grounds. Due to significant increases in the cost of construction material, staff are working with the architects to review several value engineering design options to bring the project within budget, without sacrificing the integrity of the project plan.
Legacy Trail North Opens a New Window.
This project consists of constructing a trail connection that will address an existing gap within Legacy Trail north of Hedgcoxe Road. Improvement designs are in their final stages. Once the project has selected a contractor through the bidding process, construction of Legacy Trail across McDermott road is expected to begin in 2020.
Legacy Trail south of Legacy Drive Opens a New Window.
Construction of Legacy Trail between Legacy Drive and north of Tennyson Parkway is ongoing.
Liberty Recreation Center Opens a New Window.
Renovation work is continuing; interior framing and major systems work is in progress.
Los Opens a New Window. Los Rios Park
This location is where the Los Rios Golf Course formerly operated. The City purchased the land in 2014 with grant assistance from Collin County, and a public process began in early 2018 to solicit input and create a master plan for the park. The land will be reprogrammed to city park land in late 2019.
Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve Improvements
The project includes a new concrete recreational trail, large concrete parking lot, all-weather restroom, bike repair stand and benches, reservable pavilion, lawn activities area and playground. Construction is expected to be complete in late 2019, weather permitting.
Oak Point Recreation Center Outdoor Pool
Master planning is in progress for the existing outdoor pool at Oak Point Recreation Center as it is slated for a complete renovation.
Pecan Hollow Erosion Control Opens a New Window.
The Pecan Hollow Erosion Control Project addresses continuing erosion issues on the Pecan Hollow Golf Course. Currently, erosion along a bend in Cottonwood Creek north of its confluence with Rowlett Creek threatens the green and cart path of Hole 17. Project plans include +/- 500 linear feet of retaining wall along the golf course side of Cottonwood Creek, with construction currently underway.
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Plano Transit Village Veloweb Opens a New Window.
Construction of a new trail along the DART red line property between President George Bush Turnpike and 12th Place will begin in 2018.
Russell Creek Park Playground Opens a New Window.
Plans are underway for renovations to the playground at Russell Creek Park.
Shawnee Park and Haggard Park Pond Restoration
This project consists of the restoration of ponds at Shawnee Park and Haggard Park. Improvements will include hydraulic excavation of sediment to restore ponds to previous storage volumes. The benefit of this project includes improving storm water management, reducing maintenance activities associated with aquatic plants and algae while improving wildlife habitat in these ponds. Construction activity in Haggard Park, including final cleanup, is scheduled between July 28 - October 10, 2019.
Stoney Hollow Park Opens a New Window.
Park improvements at Stoney Hollow Park are expected to begin construction in late 2019. The project comprises a walking path around and access points to the existing pond feature, outcropping elements adjacent to the path for fishing access, as well as seating and lighting along the pathway.
CURRENT PARK MAINTENANCE PROJECTS
McDermott Living Screen
Improvements include replacement of the living screen and irrigation system on McDermott Drive between Independence Boulevard and Clear Sky Drive. The project will begin July 2 and is expected to take approximately 30 days to complete, weather permitting. The street (McDermott) and sidewalk will be temporarily closed at times throughout the project. Working time is Monday through Friday, except holidays, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. View project map here.
Lt. Russell Steindam Park
This park renovation project will address drainage issues, provide new irrigation, and tree planting.
Haggard Library Landscape
This landscape renovation project includes replacement of the landscaping and irrigation. Landscape renovations are in the design phase and will replace existing irrigation and update existing landscape plantings.
Fire Station 12/Emergency Operations Center
This landscape renovation project includes replacement of the landscaping and irrigation. Landscape renovations are in the design phase and will replace existing irrigation and and update existing landscape plantings.
South Central Park Site
58.91 acres acquired in 2013. Future site of a community park.
Moore Park Site
119 acres acquired in 1984. Future site of numerous Lighted Athletic Fields. Fields will be subject to use 7 days and 7 nights per week year-round.
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