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Efforts continue on River Park at Canal Place Project

September 28th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Efforts continue to work toward removing the damn underneath the Blue Bridge that connects Cumberland to Ridgeley- an action that is considered vital for the proposed $20 million River Park at Canal Place Project. The project will include  a moderate whitewater course, docks for canoes and kayaks and walking trails along the Potomac River behind Canal Place. Clearing the location of the industrial dam and removing the sediment is a key environmental component of the project. Canal Place executive director Dee Dee Ritchie provided an update during Tuesday’s regular board meeting and said to date there has not been a response from the Department of Tourism regarding a grant request…