Construction to begin on Lincoln Yard Trail project
October 30, 2023
Press release from City of Gainesville
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The City of Gainesville’s Wild Spaces & Public Places program and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs are pleased to announce that the Lincoln Yard Trail project, located at 2099 SE 8th Ave., will begin this winter.
The project includes development of a new linear park to be constructed on the east side of the Lincoln Estates Neighborhood, spanning from SE 10th Pl. to SE 8th Ave., within City-owned property.
Construction will include the creation of a 1/3-mile granite aggregate walking trail, new decorative fencing around the stormwater pond, and a landscaped entrance featuring wood rail fencing, entrance columns, and decorative boulders. The park will also have a small playground with swings, log seating and additional play features. Located next to the playground, an adult fitness station will feature an incline bench, push up bar, pull up station, and more. Tree pruning and removal, brush clearing, and new landscaping will also be accomplished.
The project is anticipated to complete in the summer of 2024 and is expected to cost $350,000. Joyner Construction Partners, LLC is the general contractor for the work.
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