An EVG reader noted that the East River Park Track was open for business yesterday... mostly students were using the new upgraded facilitates ...
The front gates were unlocked.
Anyway, as previously reported, the Parks Department closed the East River Park Track at the FDR and Sixth Street — without any advance notice — for a year-long renovation project last September.
In late August, a Parks rep said that the track would return for use on Sept. 10, though it remained locked up last week. The Parks Department website shows that the work here is now "100% complete."
The $2.8 million initiative was set to "reconstruct the synthetic turf soccer field and resurface the running track," per the Parks Department website, which includes this rendering highlighting all the improvements...
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Previously on EV Grieve:
The East River Park Track is now closed for renovations; September 2018 reopening expected