The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is hiring a design team for phase one of the Charlesgate Greenway by May 8th. The designers will be asked to develop three design alternatives starting with the original Halvorson / Alta design commissioned by the Solomon Foundation in 2012. This project will be shovel ready by 2016. Design budget: $200,000. See article: Path To Connect River & Bowker
Construction continues this spring on the Watertown Riverfront Park. Highlights of the work so far include a broad new river walk, shoreline overlooks, and the play space for visually impaired kids by Mitch Ryerson. A ribbon cutting will occur in the fall. See article: Perkins joins groundbreaking for accessible trail
Greenough Greenway is going out to bid in April and should be under construction in late spring. A groundbreaking is tentatively scheduled for May 21st with most of the work to be completed this year. Fund raising continues for the last 1500 feet of shore path. See side bar.