Parks & Recreation Contacts

Yvonne Yockel
Director
Biography
Phone: 256.912.0550
Email: yvonne@scottsboro.org

Gina Hardric

Office Manager
Phone: 256.912.0551
Email: ghardric@scottsboro.org

Pam Stewart
Aquatics Coordinator
Phone: 256.912.0553
Email: pstewart@scottsboro.org

Veterans Complex
Veterans Complex is currently undergoing a complete renovation. Check back on this page for regular updates on the Project.

Update on construction 5/13/2017

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With good weather, Tolar Construction and his subcontractors made very good progress during the week.  Work accomplished included:
  • Concrete was placed for the remaining 3 retaining wall and dugout footings
  • Concrete was placed for the concession building footings
  • Installation of all fence backstop tall poles was completed for all fields
  • Block masonry work for field #3 retaining wall and dugout was completed
  • Block masonry work for field #2 retaining wall and dugout was started
  • On field #3, all topsoil was removed and placement of the infield and outfield subgrade fill dirt was started


Update on construction 5/6/2017
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Rain and muddy ground limited work this week.

 Concrete was placed of the retaining wall and dugout  footings on field #2.

 The footings were dug for the concession building.


Update on construction 4/29/2017

Very good week with good weather after drying out after Monday.  Contractor also worked on Saturday to get ahead of the forecast rain on Sunday.

Tolar Construction main sequencing of the work is:  concrete foundation work for fields 2 and 3 (on the west side), then the concession building and then fields 1 and 4.  Block work will follow the foundations.  Fields 2 and 3 grading and irrigation will follow the block work.

Installation of the tall backstop posts (that are embedded in the block retaining wall) was completed for fields #2 and 3

Concrete was placed for the block wall footings and dugout on field 3.

Footings were dug for block wall footings and dugout for field #2.

SEPB continued with installation of light fixtures.

Update on construction 4/16/2017
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With the dry weather all week,  the contractor completed the dirt fill under the concession building, which is now about 4’ above the existing ground.  Also completed was the dirt fill for the 4 walkway ramps leading to the raised concession building area.

Drone Video of Construction 4/16/2017





Update on construction 4/7/2017
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During the first week of April the installation of the drainage piping was completed.   Rain and wet conditions prevented any other earthwork.


Update on construction 3/31/2017
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With the rainfall last weekend and during the week, no backfill operations were possible.  The contractor started installation of the underground drainage system and is approximately 60% complete.


Update on construction 3/24/2017
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For the week ending March 24, 2017, backfill rock under the concession building was completed to just above the existing grade; approximately four more feet of earth fill will be placed under the building to reach final grade.


Update on construction 3/16/2017
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Work began today on 3/16/2017, the excavation of the concession building area by CTS Excavations,  a Scottsboro subcontractor to the Scottsboro general contractor, Tolar Construction.

Installation of the light pole fixtures began last week by the Scottsboro Electric Power Board (SEPB).

Work on the complex is expected to be completed late this year.

Aerial Map of the construction.


Location

Veterans Field Complex
101 Legion Drive
Scottsboro, AL
35768

 
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