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Local park to be closed for makeover

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Blanche Park to be closed for several months. Blanche Park to be closed for several months.

COCONUT GROVE, Fla. (WSVN) -- Starting Wednesday, Blanche Park will be closed to the public.

The City of Miami will be shutting down the park while they dig up soil in certain areas.

One foot of soil will be excavated and a drainage system will be installed, along with artificial turf and rubberized mulch.

The renovation comes after tests revealed the soil was contaminated in the children's area and dog park.

The project is expected to last until June.

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