Saturday, March 4, 2017

"the playground problems are unfortunate"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"The town will replace the popular DelCarte playground because of continuing problems with the equipment's structural integrity, officials announced this week. 
Town Administrator Jeffrey Nutting raised the matter at Wednesday's Town Council meeting, saying a recent check of the playground equipment revealed new cracks. That discovery, he said, prompted the Recreation Department to call in the contractor that installed the equipment. 
"We asked them to replace the entire playground with something more traditional - something we can use throughout the year," he said. 
The contractor agreed to replace the playground and provide credit toward a future project, he said. Nutting said the contractor could not determine the problem - installations using the same material had worked well in other locations."

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the white bundle will be uncovered and removed. The process of replacement will take several weeks
Additional info from my live reporting of the Town Council meeting on Wednesday

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