Kimmell Park could open this weekend

        The new Kimmell Park at the end of Red Skelton Boulevard in Vincennes could be open this weekend.

 (photo from Vincennes Sun Commercial)

        Vincennes University acquired the riverside area early last year and it’s been undergoing a $2.5 million renovation.  VU Vice President of Finance and Government Relations, Phil Rath, told the Vincennes Sun Commercial that crews are putting the final touches on the pavilion and some striping work is being done.

        Picnic tables and trash cans in VU blue and yellow are being unpacked and put in place and the gate into the park has been widened for increased visibility as you drive toward it.

        The opening has been delayed as work as gone slower than anticipated due to a higher than normal river through the summer months.