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Canal Place officials looking for firm cost estimate for River Park

February 1st, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Canal Place officials hope to get a firm handle on exactly how much the proposed River Park project will ultimately cost- with requests for proposals having been advertised. Located on the Potomac River behind Canal Place, the project includes constructing a moderate whitewater course, docks for canoes and kayaks, walking trails and a viewing area. The Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority has been working with an estimated $20 million price tag-  however the project has reached the point to where some more concrete numbers are necessary to work toward finalizing a funding package. Executive Director Dee Dee Ritchie…