DPW crew spreading gravel to ensure proper drainage of the play area.
Next, a layer of engineered wood fiber was added over geotextile to create a safe play surface. Wheel chairs can travel over the fiber, once compacted.
Some of the Department of Public Works’ employees whose work on the playground fulfills the City of Warwick’s cost-share portion of the $100,000 RIDEM Recreation grant that largely funded the new playground.
Meghan O’Brien was in the neighborhood recently and dropped in for a peek at the equipment that her company, O’Brien & Sons, selected and laid out for an attractive and challenging play area.
Remember, visitors should not enter the construction area until City officials declare it safe to do so.