Construction on Eagle’s new river park won’t start until 2018

Construction on Eagle’s new river park won’t start until 2018
Local News

By Pam Boyd

EAGLE — Eagle officials are urging patience for local residents who enthusiastically supported the riverfront park proposal during April’s municipal election.“A lot of people thought we would start the in-stream features this winter. We are not. We are starting next winter,” said Amy Cassidy, Eagle marketing consultant. Cassidy noted in addition to providing a new recreation facility for the town, the Eagle Riverfront Park plan also aims to improve water quality, and the project’s sustainability goals require the delay.“If we start this work now, we wouldn’t have a realistic window to evaluate water quality with pre-construction benchmarks,” said Cassidy.Those benchmarks …

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