Long-Awaited Floral Avenue Pool Project Underway in Johnson City
Work has started to make repairs to a swimming pool in a Johnson City village park.
Mayor Greg Deemie said the $200,000 project at Floral Avenue Park is expected to be completed before the Memorial Day weekend.
The pool was last used in 2018. Since then, the facility has been closed because of mechanical and structural problems.
Leaks and chlorination issues had been reported at the pool in recent years.
Speaking on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program, Deemie said a wall in the middle of the pool is being removed as part of the rehabilitation project.
The pool's pipes, filters and pumping system will be replaced and a new liner will be installed.
A ramp will be constructed so the facility will comply with standards under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Contact WNBF News reporter Bob Joseph: firstname.lastname@example.org or (607) 772-8400 extension 233.
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