May 11 groundbreaking for McCormick Village’s second phase

The event will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Friday.

PORT ORCHARD — A groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, May 11 will signal the ceremonial start of work on McCormick Village Parks’ second phase of construction.

Port Orchard city government officials, including Mayor Rob Putaansuu and members of the City Council, will attend the 2:30 p.m. event. The park is at 2628 SW Old Clifton Road.

Phase II improvements will include sidewalks and paths, a boardwalk and pedestrian bridge, picnic shelters, play areas and play structures, a splash pad water play feature, dog parks with separate fenced areas for small and large dogs, parking stalls, drainage structures, and landscaping and irrigation.

The parks project is expected to be completed by the end of this year, according to city officials.