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Silver Park Construction Nearly Complete

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MISSOULA -

Crews are working to complete a massive reconstruction project in Silver Park before winter weather rolls into Missoula.

Workers raised timber pavilions, laid sod, and installed decomposed granite walkways over the summer.

The project is all part of a $5.7 million project to revamp Missoula's old sawmill district.

"A lot of things have happened, it's a pretty neat deal, a lot of finish work that has to be done, and we're just kind of hoping that the weather allows us to complete as much of that as possible," said Chris Behan, of the Missoula Redevelopment Agency.

City officials said unfortunately, the area has already seen some vandalism.

Someone tried to steal copper wiring out of the park's irrigation system, and graffiti has appeared on some buildings.

Officials said they encourage anyone who witnesses acts of vandalism, to report it immediately.

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