(CBS DETROIT) – The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy held a groundbreaking ceremony for construction on the final piece of the East Riverfront.
The project aims to revitalize the former Uniroyal site to complete 3.5 miles of trail along the Detroit River.READ MORE: Beaumont Health, Spectrum Health Plan To Merge, Operate 22 Hospitals
Conservancy officials say the walkway will connect other Riverfront parks and Belle Isle.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 172 New COVID-19 Cases, 20 Deaths
General Motors also announced a $2.5 million donation to support the project.MORE NEWS: Judge Greg Mathis To Build New Community Center, Affordable Housing On Detroit's Westside
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