South Central Park


South Central Park Construction Update – July 11, 2018

  • Paver installation continues in Phase 4.
  • Underground electrical construction continues throughout the entire project. Anticipate the installation of lighting fixtures to begin soon.
  • Concrete crews continue with concrete work in Phase 4.
  • Construction continues on the vertical structures including planters, decorative walls, pillars and the kiosk.
  • Additional landscaping and irrigation improvements are being installed, including date palms, live oaks and ground cover plants.
  • Hooray! Underground utility work is substantially complete within the Phase 4 area.
  • Avenue A SW between 3rd Street and 5th Street remains closed as improvements in this area continue.

Let us know if you have any questions by emailing the City at  We appreciate the support and patience of all businesses, property owners and customers over the past year.  We are getting very excited as this project gets closer to being finished.  We hope you are, too!

South Central Park Renovations – The South Central Park construction project has been part of the downtown renovation conversation for more than 10 years.  Through this time, its uses and designs have transformed, making the long process good for the end result.  The value of downtown public green space has has risen greatly as more businesses and people desire community gathering space.  By renovating the South Central Park, the downtown identity is strengthened as a vibrant destination, which stimulates private investment.  Improving and expanding this important resource provides for seamless connectivity within the downtown core.  The realignment of Avenue A and closing of Magnolia for a short distance will allow pedestrians to easily get where they want to go….and where they never knew they wanted to be!  This space has always been a community gathering place, and it is appropriate to continue this tradition while reimagining it for the future.

Meet the Construction Contractor – Cobb Site Development, Inc.; 401 S 6th Ave.; Wauchula, Fl 33873   863-773-3839 or 863-385-2622

Cobb Site Development (CSD) is a well-respected name in both public and private construction arenas and has completed many complex site preparation projects, as well as roadwork for FDOT and municipalities in Florida.  CSD is licensed as both a Certified General Contractor and Certified Utility and Excavation Contractor making the firm the only business to hold and remain both licenses in the area.  Cobb Site Development is able to perform construction projects in a more timely manner with greater control over costs and scheduling.

Additional recent projects include a runway expansion at Bartow Airport; a streetscape project for the City of Avon Park; and drain and roadway improvements for the City of Wauchula.


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