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Russell and Helen Means Observation Tower

Kill Creek Park Observation Tower rendering

(Updated May 31, 2020)

Project Name: Kill Creek Park Observation Tower    

Date authorized: 11/15/2017 (approved $1,000,000 from JCPRD’s capital improvement fund and $1,051,627 from The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Johnson County)  

Project Authorization: $2,051,627

Delivery Method: Design, Bid, Build

Design Firm: SFS  

Contractor: Loyd Buildings, Inc.

Completion Date: Substantial Completion May 21, 2020

Future Pending Action(s): No action required from BOCC

Update: The contractor is substantially complete with the tower construction. Two items identified during the code inspector’s 5/18/2020 site review remain to be completed. The area has been seeded and turf is growing-in. JCPRD’s contractor for the security cameras is pending installation of elevator ceiling modifications. JCPRD is currently evaluating when to open the observation tower to the public.

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