Updated March 3, 2017
New Reid Park
Ongoing: Ash trees are being removed in the wooded section causing some hiking trails to be temporarily closed.
Old Reid Park
Ongoing: Brush and honeysuckle work began to clear and reconstruct the pond peninsulas and banks, which will enhance the overall natural landscape and use of the park. Original native tree species and grasses will be planted on the banks to create shade, cool the water and improve the aquatic habitat. The project will create habitat for native waterfowl and deter non-native ducks and geese from congregating along the lagoon banks, which causes overgrazing and erosion.
Ongoing: Installation of the Erie Interceptor Express Sewer is currently underway. Crews are a placing 42″ gravity sewer in Snyder Park. Construction is currently taking place through the middle of the Snyder Park Gardens & Arboretum, under Buck Creek and through the west side of the park. Also, crews are working near US Route 40 and Snyder Park placing the bores under the roadway. No roads are closed at this time. Please be aware of construction traffic entering and exiting different areas along the construction route. The Snyder Park portion of this project should be complete by July 2017.
Trail maintenance work is currently underway to establish additional trails within the park and remove invasive plant growth. Please use caution when using these trails throughout the park.
Buck Creek Trail
Ongoing: A portion of the Buck Creek Trail near N. Belmont Ave. has collapsed into Buck Creek. A safety barrier has been added to this section of the trail. Use caution while on this portion of the path. Improvements to this section are currently under design and should be finalized by the Fall. Repair work should begin during the spring of 2018. The project is anticipated to be completed by late fall. The trail will be closed completely in that section for the majority of the project. Please plan an alternate route.