(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: July 4 Celebrations: Here's A List Of Fireworks Shows Happening In Metro Detroit
Conservancy officials say the walkway will connect other Riverfront parks and Belle Isle.READ MORE: Health Officials Confirm 25 Cases Of COVID-19's Delta Variant In Michigan
General Motors also announced a $2.5 million donation to support the project.MORE NEWS: Child Tax Credit: How Much Money Will The IRS Send You Each Month?
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