CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Local

Graffiti Closes New Arlington Skate Park

View Comments
(credit: CBS 11 News)

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

167944374 10 Graffiti Closes New Arlington Skate ParkCelebrity Mug Shots

181572784 8 Graffiti Closes New Arlington Skate ParkFunny Faced Cheerleaders

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

456131094 10 Graffiti Closes New Arlington Skate ParkPHOTOS: George Clooney’s Wedding Weekend

 alt=WATCH: Prosper High Football Team's ‘Shake It Off’ Video

cowb thumb Graffiti Closes New Arlington Skate ParkCowboys Cheerleaders

ARLINGTON (AP) - A newly built $1 million skate park in Arlington will be temporarily closed while city workers clean up graffiti.

City employees say they discovered extensive damages Monday morning. They say the concrete park was defaced with colorful phrases and pictures.

The Parks and Recreation director tells the Fort Worth Star-Telegram it will likely cost more than $1,000 to clean. The closure is expected to last at least two weeks.

The 21,000-square-foot park was opened in April. Arlington voters approved $500,000 for the park in a 2008 bond election and the rest was funded by the city’s natural gas lease revenue.

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending:

View Comments