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Brick Council Approves $977K Lake Riviera Park Improvement Project

Lake Riviera Park. (Photo: Daniel Nee) Click to enlarge.

Lake Riviera Park. (Photo: Daniel Nee) Click to enlarge.

A large-scale improvement project at Lake Riviera Park worth nearly $1 million was approved by the Brick Township Council Tuesday night.

The council unanimously approved a contract that provides for the renovations to the park, worth $977,021, to Jamali Construction.

“The residents of Lake Riviera have been waiting a very, very long time for this park,” said Councilwoman Andrea Zapcic. “The better part of 10 years.”

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The renovation will include two playgrounds along with a new walking trail and fishing pier. A rock wall will separate the beach area from a grassy play area, Zapcic has said. A new gazebo will be built in the middle of the park. The improvements include the construction of a retaining wall for the beach and dock area.

A new parking area that will be built will solve an issue at the park that has lingered for years, Zapcic said.

The rebuild is $200,000 under budget, according to township officials.