Eversole initiates Crosby Park expansion

CROSBY– Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jerry Eversole presided over ceremonies kicking off the new second phase of construction at Crosby Park.
The groundbreaking event was held last Wednesday, June 6th at 10 a.m. in the morning, with local officials and community leaders attending.
Crosby Park is located on Hare Road, and currently is 46 acres, and includes two baseball fields, four soccer fields, two tennis courts, basketball court, playgrounds, walking trail, picnic tables, and a pavilion and rest room facilities.
New construction to be started this year will total $496,000 of new facilities.
This will include a new double-sided concession area and restroom pavilion, serving both the football and soccer leagues., and utilities including new water and sewer lines.
Work on these facilities has been undertaken by Urban Architecture, and GCC Builders.

Recently completed construction includes two additional lighted parking lots with 96 spaces, a new regulation size soccer field, a youth size soccer field, two lighted football fields, and electrical upgrades.
In addition to the groundbreaking, Eversole and other interested officials and community leaders cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the recently completed facilities. This work totalled $788,709 and was funded through the 2001 Capital Improvement Projects bond funds.
In his remarks, Commissioner Eversole stated the “Since 1992, we have been working to add more land and new amenities to this park, and I am pleased to say that all the improvements have continued to move along as scheduled. By March of next year, the community will have a fully expanded facility to enjoy.”
Other facilities and amenities implemented in the Crosby area by Commissioner Eversole include the Crosby Community Center, opened in February 2002 and located within Crosby Park.