May 10, 2012 | last updated June 1, 2012 2:27 pm

The Pru antes $10K, vols to beautify Hartford park

A small, downtown Hartford park overlooking Interstate 84 is undergoing a $10,000 beautification, starting Thursday, courtesy of insurer Prudential Financial Inc. and its employees.

Volunteers from Prudential and the Knox Parks Foundation were scheduled to begin work at 9 a.m. Thursday on Wexford Park, located on Main Street, atop the I-84 tunnel. Work will continue monthly until the project is finished, authorities said.

The park was established in the 1990s as part of a revamp of the Main Street deck above the freeway.

Prudential's downtown Hartford office at 280 Trumbull St. overlooks Wexford Park.

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