First Part Of Hickey White Park Construction Planned

(CRYSTAL CITY) Construction plans and a contractor are now in place to begin work on the new Darrell “Hickey” White Park in Crystal City. Crystal City City Administrator Jason Eisenbeis says the council approved the plans at Monday night’s council meeting.

Eisenbeis says this part of the project will include a few different things.

Work on the park will begin this spring, and they hope to have it completed by the end of July.

The original park location was closed in 2014 due to ongoing flooding problems and safety concerns. The new Darrell “Hickey” White Park will be located along County Road in Crystal City, a little south of the Twin City Little League fields.

The park was named for Crystal City High School basketball player Darrell “Hickey” White, who died in 1977 of a blood disorder at age 18, shortly before graduation.