LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The new fishing pier will soon be ready at Lufkin's Jones Park.
The new pier has been under construction for several weeks and is being paid for by last year's capital improvement budget for the city. The pier will be the latest investment in the park.
"This is a beautiful park," said Lufkin Parks Director Mike Ackridge. "If you go out to Jones Park; the basketball, the tennis, the spray and play, the swimming pool, when we can open it up and adding this to it. This will add so much more to the park."
The pier will also be ADA complaint, which is something new from the old pier. Ackridge said the pier should be ready by the end of the week.