Highland Begins Park Expansion Downtown

On Tuesday, July 21, Highland Redevelopment Department announced the construction of “The Depot”  at the corner of Highway Ave and Kennedy Ave will begin. This is an effort to enhance the downtown Highland experience and make it a great place for business to thrive. The downtown Highland is dotted with lots restaurants, shopping and special events.

This will provide a walkway through the parking lot, new lighting, rain garden landscaping, a bike trail, and public restrooms as well as repaving the parking lot and adding an electric vehicle charging station.

This effort is to enhance the downtown area and the existing bike/walking trail will be re-routed during construction. Grimmer Construction, Inc. was awarded the contract. 

Construction begins July 30th and will continue for three months. The Highland project manager on the job is John Talbot and the project manager representing Grimmer Construction is Bruce Miles. If you have any concerns during construction, you may contact the Highland Redevelopment office at 219-972-7598. 
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