JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Construction began for the playground at Fondren Park at Northview Drive and Dunbar Street in Jackson on Thursday.
Early Thursday morning crews started work on the playground.
Eventually, there will also be a walking trail and pavilion.
The two point five acre park is being funded through a 600-thousand dollar HUD grant.
Volunteers are needed for morning and afternoon shifts on Friday and Saturday.
They'll be unpacking equipment, setting foundations and assembling the playground structures.
For more information visit http://fondrenpark.org/
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