Emerson Park Improvement Project

TOWN CONTACT:  

Erik Shaw, Assistant Highway & Grounds Superintendent, (978) 318-3220, eshaw@concordma.gov

GENERAL CONTRACTOR:

Kilmoyley Construction

PROJECT SCHEDULE:

This work began the week of May 24, 2021 and is expected to continue until completion by end of November, 2021

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

The goal of this project is to construct and install playground safety surfacing, ADA compliant walking paths, rehabilitate the irrigation well and replace the irrigation system. The Highway & Grounds Division has worked with JJA Sports on the design and initial stages of this project. Kilmoyley Construction has been awarded the bid for this project and will be completing the construction.

Emerson Field Project Scope

Emerson Park Construction Update: 11-19-21

General: 

Hunt/Pool/Playground Area – The playground has been re-opened as of 10-22-2021. All construction fencing in the area will be removed in early December.

ADA Walking Paths – Final construction improvements to the Stow Street walkway access are scheduled to be completed by the end of November. The construction includes installation of new accessible ramps and connection of the concrete walking path along the pool to the asphalt path. The walkway construction is scheduled to be completed by the end of November.

Irrigation – The irrigation system installation is complete and will be activated in the Spring of 2022.

Wells – The new irrigation well pumps have been installed and final electrical work is scheduled to be completed by the end of November.

Site Work – Some excavation and grading was performed in the outfield area of the softball field closest to the tennis courts during the week of 11-08-2021 in preparation for the installation of new sod. This work will remove undulation in the field that has developed through many years of use. A flat outfield surface is necessary for the athletic field. The site cleanup efforts will continue through the completion of the project.

The contractor is working to demobilize from the construction site and restore the area by the first week of December, weather permitting. Concord Public Works appreciates the patience and understanding from the community as we near completion of this project.