Niagara Parks continuing work on projects along Niagara River

Published September 15, 2022 at 2:51 pm

Niagara Parks will continue completion of the re-construction of the Black Creek Bridge. (Photo: Niagara Parks)

Throughout 2022, Niagara Park has invested significant resources in various capital and operating projects along the upper Niagara River and South Niagara Parkway.

These Projects Include:

  • Collaborating with the Region of Niagara and Town of Fort Erie on rebuilding Dominion Road, including investing $550,000 in the roundabout opposite Old Fort Erie
  • Repairs to the Niagara River recreational trail near Mather’s Arch including addressing drainage issues
  • Completion of native restoration planting along the upper shoreline for 16 ecological sites
  • Installation of a new coastal wetland habitat adjacent to the parkette at Service Road 3, completing the 7-site program along the upper river
  • Resurfacing of Service Roads 21 and 24
  • Construction of a new dock at Nicol’s Marine
  • Launch of phase three of the restoration of Gonder’s Flats
  • Clearing of 33 viewpoints along the river’s edge
  • Hosting the re-enactment at Old Fort Erie after a three-year hiatus
  • Supporting the Town of Fort Erie’s 13 for 13 Canada Summer Games cultural event at Old Fort Erie
  • Completion of the initial design work for the future re-construction of the Black Creek Bridge

Upcoming projects along the south parkway still scheduled for 2022 include the replacement of the culvert crossing at Service Road 2 and various trail improvements throughout the south end of the park.

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