November

November 11, 2013

Dequindre Cut - North

Construction Project : Dequindre Cut - North

After the September groundbreaking celebration for the Dequindre Cut North extension, crews immediately began working on site preparation.  Clearing of overgrowth and debris is now complete and relocation of underground utilities is underway.  Once the half-mile greenway extension...

November 11, 2013

Globe Building

Construction Project : DNR Adventure Center

Work progresses on enclosing the historic Globe Building and transforming the structure into the Outdoor Adventure & Discovery Center.  When it is complete, visitors will experience the Michigan outdoors through four primary interpretive areas – Michigan Trails, The Big Tree,...

November 11, 2013

Chene Park—East/West Parcels

Construction Project : Chene Park—East/West Parcels

As part of the ongoing evolution of the east riverfront, parcels east and west of Chene Park will be enhanced during the next phase of construction in 2014.  To the west, the former Watermark property will feature a colored concrete walkway from Atwater Street to the riverfront,...

November 11, 2013

Gabriel Richard Park

Construction Project : Gabriel Richard Park

If Mother Nature cooperates, construction will begin in the early spring on significant enhancements to Gabriel Richard Park that will improve access and safety to the park, including installation of pathway connectors from Jefferson Avenue, the much-needed addition of an...

November 11, 2013

West Riverfront

Construction Project : 1801 West Jefferson

The riverfront revitalization marches westward with the upcoming completion of the 1801 W. Jefferson parcel. The 20-acre land parcel will be a safe and accessible location for visitors to walk, bike and fish.  Wide expanses of lush green space are visible from the river and from the...

September

September 3, 2013

1801 West Jefferson

Construction Project : 1801 West Jefferson

The riverfront revitalization marches westward with the upcoming completion of the 1801 W. Jefferson parcel. The 20-acre land parcel will be a safe and accessible location for visitors to walk, bike and fish.  Wide expanses of lush green space are visible from the river and from the...

September 3, 2013

Uniroyal Clean-up

Construction Project : Uniroyal Site

Efforts continue at the former Uniroyal factory site. Contaminated dirt is carefully excavated and replaced with pollutant free soil and clay. This stage of the reclamation project focuses on the western third of the 43-acre site.

August

August 17, 2013

Mt. Elliott Park

Construction Project : Mt. Elliott Park

Construction on Mt. Elliott Park’s much anticipated transformation is nearing completion.  Right now, mechanical and electrical systems are undergoing inspection in preparation for the winter months. The final inspection of the water feature will occur in early spring, prior to the...

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