A groundbreaking ceremony for the 3-acre park was held today.

Boise to get a new city park! The new 3-acre park will be at the intersection of Franklin Rd and Orchard St.

According to KTVB, "the first phase of construction will include parking, sidewalks, irrigation systems, turf and trees."

Construction on that first phase should begin in the next forty days, and the park will be completed in late Spring/early Summer and will include a restroom, playground and shelters.

Read the full story HERE.