The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has hired the Halvorson Company to continue the work on the Charlesgate Greenway. The designers will be asked to develop three design alternatives starting with the original Halvorson / Alta design commissioned by the Solomon Foundation in 2012. The first public meeting is expected in the fall of 2015. This project will be shovel ready by 2016. Design budget: $200,000. See article: Path To Connect River & Bowker
Construction is finishing up 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
Construction ofGreenough Greenway began in July and is expected to be completed in the spring when the new plantings go in. Fund raising continues for the last 1500 feet of shore path. See side bar.