Parks & Recreation Contacts

Yvonne Yockel
Director
Biography
Phone: 256.912.0550
Email: yvonne@scottsboro.org

Gina Hardric

Office Manager
Phone: 256.912.0551
Email: ghardric@scottsboro.org

Pam Stewart
Aquatics Coordinator
Phone: 256.912.0553
Email: pstewart@scottsboro.org

Veterans Complex
Veterans Complex is currently undergoing a complete renovation. Check back on this page for regular updates on the Project.

Update on construction 6/17/2017
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Work continued on the block work for the concession building; block work is about 70% complete.

Parallel with the block work, installation of electrical and plumbing features in the concession building walls continued.

 Installation of the underground waterlines (except irrigation) is complete.

 Installation of the concession building roof drain piping is underway.

 Work continued for 3 days on the dirtwork for the fields.  Rain and wet conditions prevented 2 days work.  Dirtwork for the fields is about 40% complete.


Update on construction 6/10/2017
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Work began this week on the blockwork for the concession building.  Internal electrical and plumbing conduits and piping are being installed with the blockwork.

 Installation of the sewer pump station basin was completed as well as the sewer line from the concession building to the pump basin.  WSG Board will connect the piping on the pump discharge side into their system

 Work progressed on the underground water line.

 Unfavorable conditions from the prior weekend rain prevented any dirtwork on the fields.


Update on construction 6/3/2017
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The block contractor worked Saturday to complete all four fields retaining walls and dugouts blockwork and wall caps.  He will start next week on the concession building.

 The plumbing subcontractor started installation of the underground water lines and sewer pipe.  Also, the frames for the wall mounted toilets and sinks were installed at the concession building.

 The door frames were erected at the concession building, getting ready for blockwork.


Update on construction 5/27/2017
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Concrete was placed for the concession building slab.

 The masonry walls (excluding the cap) were completed for field #1 retaining wall and dugout.

 The masonry cap was partially complete for field #2.

 Overall, masonry work for the retaining walls and dugouts is about 70% complete

 Rain and damp conditions prevented any dirtwork fill on the fields.


Update on construction 5/20/2017
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With good weather again during the week, Tolar Construction and his subcontractors made very good progress.  Work accomplished included:

 The cap block was installed on the retaining wall on field #3; this completes all block work on this field.

  • The masonry wall on field #2 was completed
  • The concession building had all underground plumbing and electrical installed. The concession building block forms, rock fill, vapor barrier and mesh reinforcement were completed.  Concrete for the slab is planned for early week of 5/22
  • Installation of underground electrical conduit from the concession building to required locations is essentially complete.
  • Grading and dirtwork on all fields is actively underway.  Field #3 is approximately 70% complete.
  • SEPB continued installation of the lighting fixtures on the field poles.  This work is about 90% complete
  • WSG Board installed the new main water pipe from their valve box to the entrance to the complex;   the contractor will tie on at this location

Update on construction 5/13/2017

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With good weather, Tolar Construction and his subcontractors made very good progress during the week.  Work accomplished included:
  • Concrete was placed for the remaining 3 retaining wall and dugout footings
  • Concrete was placed for the concession building footings
  • Installation of all fence backstop tall poles was completed for all fields
  • Block masonry work for field #3 retaining wall and dugout was completed
  • Block masonry work for field #2 retaining wall and dugout was started
  • On field #3, all topsoil was removed and placement of the infield and outfield subgrade fill dirt was started


Update on construction 5/6/2017
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Rain and muddy ground limited work this week.

 Concrete was placed of the retaining wall and dugout  footings on field #2.

 The footings were dug for the concession building.


Update on construction 4/29/2017

Very good week with good weather after drying out after Monday.  Contractor also worked on Saturday to get ahead of the forecast rain on Sunday.

Tolar Construction main sequencing of the work is:  concrete foundation work for fields 2 and 3 (on the west side), then the concession building and then fields 1 and 4.  Block work will follow the foundations.  Fields 2 and 3 grading and irrigation will follow the block work.

Installation of the tall backstop posts (that are embedded in the block retaining wall) was completed for fields #2 and 3

Concrete was placed for the block wall footings and dugout on field 3.

Footings were dug for block wall footings and dugout for field #2.

SEPB continued with installation of light fixtures.

Update on construction 4/16/2017
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With the dry weather all week,  the contractor completed the dirt fill under the concession building, which is now about 4’ above the existing ground.  Also completed was the dirt fill for the 4 walkway ramps leading to the raised concession building area.

Drone Video of Construction 4/16/2017





Update on construction 4/7/2017
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During the first week of April the installation of the drainage piping was completed.   Rain and wet conditions prevented any other earthwork.


Update on construction 3/31/2017
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With the rainfall last weekend and during the week, no backfill operations were possible.  The contractor started installation of the underground drainage system and is approximately 60% complete.


Update on construction 3/24/2017
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For the week ending March 24, 2017, backfill rock under the concession building was completed to just above the existing grade; approximately four more feet of earth fill will be placed under the building to reach final grade.


Update on construction 3/16/2017
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Work began today on 3/16/2017, the excavation of the concession building area by CTS Excavations,  a Scottsboro subcontractor to the Scottsboro general contractor, Tolar Construction.

Installation of the light pole fixtures began last week by the Scottsboro Electric Power Board (SEPB).

Work on the complex is expected to be completed late this year.

Aerial Map of the construction.


Location

Veterans Field Complex
101 Legion Drive
Scottsboro, AL
35768

 
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