LONGVIEW (KYTX) - A popular park in Longview will soon be out of commission for a couple of months. The pond at Teague Park now looks like an over-sized puddle as it is being drained, The City of Longview will be dredging it because it has been more than 15 years that maintenance has been performed here.Trash, and sediment have built up causing water levels to lessen.
City spokesman shawn hara says the area around the pond will be closed off as bulldozers are brought in.
"Obviously it will be an inconvenience for those that come here , but hopefully people will realze that improvements are being made here " - Shawn Hara, City of Longview
The dredging is expected to take 2 months, and cost $145,000.