2 Gwinnett parks are getting new playgrounds

Two Gwinnett County parks are getting new playgrounds. 

The county commission approved Tuesday a $750,000 contract that will cover removing and replacing “playground equipment and surfaces,” as well as improving handicap accessibility, at George Pierce Park in Suwanee and Mountain Park Park in Lilburn. 

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Landscape Structures Inc. was awarded the contract, which will be paid for by local sales tax dollars. 

In a news release, officials said the George Pierce Park upgrades will include a “net climbing tower with flexible platforms,” a “small climbing dome” and an area for toddlers. The Mountain Park Park upgrade will include a “variety of slides, climbers, activity panels and [a] tower,” as well as a wheelchair-accessible “sensory tunnel.”

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No potential timeline for the completion of the new playgrounds was released.


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