The Lead City Commission recently awarded a bid to Manuel Brothers Construction of Rapid City for the construction of a new playground, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. The playground will be constructed on Manuel Brothers Park northeast of the open cut in Lead.
The project is estimated to cost approximately $500,000, with additional gates and fencing as alternative plans costing an additional $33,470. Topsoil for the projected is estimated at $20 per cubic yard.
The new playground will replace older equipment that is nearly 20 years old. The restroom and lights will also be replaced. Construction is anticipated to begin this spring, with a final completion date of September 1, 2017.
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