CLOSINGS: View Closings

Crews removed boat docks from Fairbanks Park

The Terre Haute Parks Department removed the boat docks at Fairbanks Park from the Wabash River on Thursday morning.

Posted: Mar 15, 2018 5:31 PM
Updated: Mar 15, 2018 6:54 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - The Terre Haute Parks Department removed the boat docks at Fairbanks Park from the Wabash River on Thursday morning. 

Crews spent the better part of the morning fishing out the four different sections of the docks. 

They used a backhoe and chain to get the job done. 

By doing it themselves, the parks department saved the city about $5,000. 

Ice flows on the Wabash River damaged parts of the dock. 

Some sections recovered will be placed in the lake at the Maple Avenue City Park. 

The rest will be sold to the public.

The new dock will be one the parks department can remove from the winter every winter.

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Clear
17° wxIcon
Hi: 24° Lo: 8°
Feels Like: 6°
Robinson
Clear
17° wxIcon
Hi: 24° Lo: 7°
Feels Like: 4°
Indianapolis
Clear
18° wxIcon
Hi: 24° Lo: 10°
Feels Like: 4°
Rockville
Clear
17° wxIcon
Hi: 23° Lo: 7°
Feels Like: 6°
Casey
Clear
14° wxIcon
Hi: 23° Lo: 7°
Feels Like: 0°
Brazil
Clear
17° wxIcon
Hi: 24° Lo: 8°
Feels Like: 6°
Marshall
Clear
17° wxIcon
Hi: 23° Lo: 6°
Feels Like: 6°
Windy and Very Cold
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

Latest Video

Image

All You Need to Know for Tuesday

Image

First snow of the season hits the Wabash Valley: How can you stay safe during the cold conditions

Image

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, wind chill: -1. High: 21

Image

Monday Late Forecast

Image

Amber DeCoursey

Image

West Vigo basketball

Image

It doesn't have to be Veterans Day to honor veterans - Veterans Memorial Museum in Vigo County open

Image

THS Basketball

Image

THN Basketball

Image

Country club honors veterans during ceremony

WTHI Events