Open home provides public likelihood to see Wabash River greenway plans

Particulars relating to WREC’s open home for the Wabash River Greenway Hall Grasp Plan.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Wabash River Enhancement Company will maintain a public, in-person open home relating to just lately accomplished schematic designs and engineering plans for the Tippecanoe County part of the regional Wabash River Greenway Hall Grasp Plan.

In accordance with a launch from the Metropolis of Lafayette, “The occasion is being held to tell and solicit enter from future customers and patrons of the Greenway and can embody time for unbiased plan evaluate, dialog with mission planners and management, in addition to a abstract presentation concerning the general regional plan’s present standing.”

The general public can have a number of alternatives all through the presentation to supply remark in a “number of codecs,” in line with the discharge.

WREC launched regional planning growth for the Wabash River Greenway Hall Grasp Plan in June 2020 with an anticipated completion date in spring 2022.

This grasp plan lays out the groundwork for the greenway, amongst different path amenities, alongside a 90-mile, five-county part of the Wabash River Hall.

In accordance with town’s launch, this greenway space will supply leisure, historic and cultural facilities.

“The event of the Wabash River Greenway and related facilities will encourage financial growth, enhance water high quality, and have a good time native historical past and tradition,” the discharge states. “The path system can even a foster wholesome, energetic way of life to enhance the well being of Indiana residents, and develop a high quality, outside expertise that may assist entice guests and retain native expertise.”

As soon as accomplished, the greenway will wind by Cass, Carol, Tippecanoe, Warren and Fountain counties and connect with the encircling counties of Benton, Clinton, Montgomery, Pulaski and White. These counties can be related by the greenway in quite a lot of methods, together with current river tributaries, roadways, current/deliberate trails, and utility corridors, in line with the discharge.

The general public open home will happen 5-7 p.m. with an preliminary abstract presentation at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, on the West Lafayette Wellness Heart MAC Fitness center, 1101 Kalberer Street.

A row of cars travel across the Columbia Street bridge over the Wabash River, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 in Lafayette.

A row of vehicles journey throughout the Columbia Avenue bridge over the Wabash River, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 in Lafayette.

Extra info relating to the open home and the grasp plan will be discovered at www.wabashrivergreenway.com/engagement-events.

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