City hopes the park will be ready for summer events like the Elkhart Jazz Festival.

Heavy machines have found a home in Elkhart’s Central Park the past week as contractors begin reshaping the greenspace.

City officials hope those machines will take a hike before too long, so residents can enjoy the new Central Green during downtown summer events like the Elkhart Jazz Festival.

That is why the Board of Public Works on Tuesday granted permission for C&E Excavating and R. Yoder Construction to work on weekends between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., February through June.

Story courtesy of the Elkhart Truth. Authored by Rasmus S. Jorgensen and can be followed on Twitter @ReadRasmus.

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