The track at Southington High School's Fontana Field is just one spray coat from being complete, a coat that could come later this week, and by the end of the day Tuesday the turf carpet had already been laid out across nearly half the field.
Although rains over the past week and a half have slowed construction a bit, Southington Turf Committee Chairman Mike DeFeo said the project remains both on budget and on schedule to be completed befor the end of the month - although hopes remain it will be done in time for Music of the Knight.
"It's really amazing to see. These guys have been working hard to get it done and get it done the right way," DeFeo said. "There are a ot of good things happening at the high school and this only adds another thing for the community to be proud of. It's an exciting time."
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Take a look at the progress being made with the pictures above, taken by Mike DeFeo on Monday.
In providing an update for the Southington Town Council on Tuesday evening, council members asked if there was any shot it could be ready for Music of the Knight, which takes place the last weekend in October.
DeFeo said that he believes if a little sunshine comes to help make time back up, hosting the event in Southington could still be a possibility. In a worst case scenario, a contingency plan is in place to host the annual event for the high school marching band at Cheshire High School.
"Things are going well and we are keeping our fingers crossed," he said.
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