Cope Park Road is closed due to utility work, and it’s not expected to be reopened until the end of May, according to a city press release.
The road work is only a part of a larger project to revamp the park, which will be undergoing construction work throughout the summer.
For the time being, the park can be accessed by the staircase stemming from Seventh Street or from the Flume Trail. Both of these access routes will be closed intermittently during construction though.
The whole park will be closed next month as construction ramps up. By the end of the project, the park will have new tennis courts, play equipment and a new picnic area, according to the release.