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Norman City Council gets update on Legacy Park plans

Norman City Council members got an update this week on construction plans for Legacy Park. Construction of the large community park could start by January.
by Jane Glenn Cannon Published: October 11, 2012
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Construction of Legacy Park is on schedule now that the city has received the deed for the donated land.

Developers of the University North Park Addition signed over a deed to the city for about seven acres in September, City Attorney Jeff Bryant said. The addition is east of Interstate 35 on 24th Avenue NW, between Robinson Street and Tecumseh Road.

Bryant said bids for the park will be let in November, with a contract to be awarded in December. Construction should start in January, and the park will take about a year to build.

Bryant updated city council members on the park during a Tuesday conference. The park will feature a man-made lake, amphitheater, public art, walks and an area for restaurants around the lake.

Improvements to the intersection of 24th Avenue NW and Legacy Park Drive are almost complete, Bryant said, and this paves the way for park construction to begin.

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by Jane Glenn Cannon
Senior Reporter
A native of Oklahoma, Jane Glenn Cannon is an award-winning reporter who has covered everything from crime, courts and government to entertainment and features. She wrote a popular personal column for many years. She is a former associate writer...
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