Sidewalk upgrades near Jackson Square to continue next week, temporary closures expected

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (June 14, 2024) – The second phase of work to make sidewalks at Jackson Square compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is set to begin the week of June 17.

The work includes completing the sidewalk that extends it to tennis/pickleball courts 1 and 2.

People can expect temporary, short-term closures while construction crews install the sidewalk. The work is scheduled to be completed by the end of the month, weather permitting. If you have any questions, please contact Seth Rodgers at the Oak Ridge Civic Center.

If you have any questions, please contact the Recreation and Parks Department at (865) 425-3450. 

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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