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Grand re-opening planned

June 20, 2013 by Administrator 

Pergolas are now in place at the North Main Street and Railroad Drive entrances to the reconstructed ‘Mural Mall’ in downtown Three Rivers.

The structures – components of the new design for the pedestrian walkway and gathering spot connecting the two streets – were installed Tuesday (June 18).

“Meet Me at the Mall”, a grand re-opening celebration is set for Thursday, July 18 from 5 to 7 p.m.  The event will include a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony at the intersection of Portage Avenue and North Main Street at 5:45 p.m.

In addition to reconstruction of the Mural Mall, the $940,000 project has brought lighting and sidewalk improvements in the downtown area.

The bulk of the funding for the project is from a $750,000 Downtown Infrastructure Grant (DIG) awarded to the City of Three Rivers in 2012.

Still to come as a feature of the Mural Mall is free Wi-Fi provided by Frontier Communications.  According to Christy Trammell, Executive Director of the Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority, WiFi “will be installed in the next few weeks with no password.”

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