New construction underway at Townsquare Park in Hattiesburg
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -
Two new projects are ongoing at the Town Square Park in
Hattiesburg. The first project is a new permanent performance stage alongside
the walking trail, for general public use. The stage can be utilized with prior
notification to the City of Hattiesburg.
Ann Jones, general manager of Parks
and Recreation says, "We're in the process of constructing a stage for the
park, for many years you know we've had lots of events up here… we've had to
bring in temporary staging and so this will allow us to have a permanent
structure…a permanent covered structure actually now for all those events we
host here at the park."
The second area of construction is actually part of a larger
ongoing project. The Gordon's Creeks Park Association is completely part two of
their pedestrian walkways over areas of Gordon's Creek throughout
Hattiesburg. The area is spread out over 3.2 linear miles.
Both projects are expected to be completed by