Cayetano Park Construction Update Sept 2014

front lip of this detectable warning strip is lifting up and appears to be separating from curb?

The detectable warning strip was eventually replaced as the front lip was lifting up, creating a potential trip hazard.

synthetic turf field

The synthetic turf field was rolled out in 18-foot width segments and sewn on site.

play area curb construction

constructing the curved edge of the play area

Musco sports lights

Musco sports lights were installed after the concrete base had sufficiently hardened.

restroom building

The restroom building came in two pieces and were lifted and set in place.

hadrosaur dig

The Hadrosaur was inspected before it was covered in the sand lot.

park sign

the park sign

play structure

erecting the play structure

exposed concrete footing

The top of the concrete footings needed to be at top of subgrade, not 12″ above. The contractor eventually made the correction to fully embed the concrete footing.

The Fire Department gave us the old fire hydrants for the dog park on the condition that we paint them so that there would be no mistaking that these hydrants were functioning. And so, we painted them with Dalmatian dots.

The Fire Department gave us a pair of old fire hydrants for the dog park on the condition that we paint them so that it would be clear that the hydrants were not “live.”  And so, we painted them with Dalmatian dots, not for the dogs but for the fire fighters!

It looked good on the plans, but when the drinking fountain was installed "per plan," the side with the push button was right up against the chainlink fence.

It looked good on the plans, but when the drinking fountain was installed “per plan,” the side with the push button came right up against the chainlink fence.  Turning the drinking fountain around involved some serious drilling through the stainless steel mount and concrete base.

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