North Branch – Holden Steet to Brown Street

HOLDEN STREET to BROWN STREET Option A This section of the North Branch already has a nearly complete ribbon of green which would be optimized in this alternative. The space would be improved with plantings and safer and more inviting connections to the adjacent...

North Branch – River St. / Big Y Parking Lot

RIVER STREET/ BIG Y PARKING LOT Here is a possible transformation from looming concrete walls to parklands including converting the Holden Street bridge to a pedestrian only passageway. The lowering of the flood chutes would result in a significantly wider river...

North Branch – Willow Dell to River St./ Big Y Parking Lot

WILLOW DELL to RIVER ST/ BIG Y PARKING LOT The modest modifications for the North Branch in the vicinity of Willow Dell and River Street in this option include creating a narrower but deeper channel in the chute floor. This would be augmented with natural materials...

North Branch – Eclipse Mill to Willow Dell

ECLIPSE MILL to WILLOW DELL Option A The steep slope of the North Branch combined with the Eclipse Mill dam provides the right conditions for a novel option to restore the river in this section. Since existing flood chutes offer no habitat for river dwellers, one...

South Branch – Heritage Park to City Hall

HERITAGE PARK to CITY HALL Creating an inviting and green corridor on the approach to the downtown from the south is a focus of this option. In this possibilitiy a greenway and pedestrian corridor from the Noel Field area toward Main Street on the southeast side of...