Construction and landscaping crews are working hard to get Fort Collins’ newest community park ready for its debut.

Twin Silo Park, which sits northeast of the intersection of Ziegler and Kechter roads, is expected to open to the public in late October.

Before that can happen, however, more custom-made playground equipment must arrive and be installed, said Craig Kisling, a city park planner. Sod must be laid and benches, hand-carved from aged cottonwood trees, placed at appropriate locations.

Construction on the $16 million park has been going on for more than a year. But the end is in sight, said Kurt Friesen, director of park planning and development for the city.

“There have been some challenges, but it’s coming together well,” Friesen said Thursday during a tour of the park.

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