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Canal Place River Park Proposal Entering Next Phase

July 28th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Plans for a proposed river park behind Canal Place are moving forward with the team now headed by newly appointed project manager William Atkinson. Local officials have been working on plans to install a whitewater river park on the Potomac River with walking trails, kayak and canoe docks, parking spaces and a spectator viewing area.  An update on the project was given Tuesday during a meeting of the Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority board. At this point any number of agencies will be part of the review process with the focus being to oversee the basic restoration of the area, including the partial removal of the industrial dam below the Blue Bridge spanning the site…