*PROPOSED* whitewater bypass around dam(s) in downtown area.
Perhaps among the best ways to keep informed about activities surrounding this project is a Facebook page: Grand Rapids Whitewater.
Additional articles and information:City of Grand Rapids Announcement (2015.07.28 Update) -- shift from the visioning stage of work to the early implementation phaseEconomic Impact Study Reported (2014.09.08 Update)MLive (Grand Rapids Press) 2013.01.16 UpdateMLive (Grand Rapids Press) Article
See also Grand Rapids Whitewater.
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Permits are not required for this reach.
Since this will be park-and-play facility, shuttle will likely be carrying up a path alongside the river in the park. We have therefor defaulted the directions to be from your home zipcode. Use the text entry box to put a more specific home address or other starting location to get drive time, distance, and directions to this location.
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American Whitewater. Don't worry about multiple submissions from other witnesses, as our safety
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