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Canal Place Officials Optimistic About River Park Project Grants

January 30th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

From day one there has been strong across the board support for the proposed River Park at Canal project- and Canal Place officials said this week that they are optimistic there are any number of state and federal grants that could be secured for the effort. Funding for the project was the focal point of a brief regular meeting of the Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority this week. When complete, the river park attraction is expected to feature walking trails, parking, kayak and canoe docks, a spectator viewing area and a whitewater course in the North Branch of the Potomac River. Dee Dee Ritchie, Canal Place executive director, and board chair Janice Keene met with the legislative delegation in Annapolis last week to discuss funding options. Keene said the River Park would be constructed in three phases…

  

2 Responses to “Canal Place Officials Optimistic About River Park Project Grants”

  1. January 30, 2020 at 1:10 pm, Brian said:

    If I remember right the sediment in the river has dioxin in it if this is true maybe they should look into that before spending a bunch of money

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    • January 31, 2020 at 9:31 am, Jeff said:

      > I seem to remember the same. At that time the amount of money required sounded very high.

      Reply

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