The plan includes new in-river features for boaters, enhanced wildlife habitat, riverbank improvements, and a new access point from the river to the Veterans’ Park pond.
A presentation will be given by the design team from McMillen, S2o Design, and DHM Design. At the meeting, the design team will address questions raised at an earlier meeting and provide an overview of the final conceptual design report and drawings.
The concept plan outlines what boating structures will be placed in the river and the replacement of the Farmers Union Canal diversion, which is downriver from the 36th Street pedestrian bridge and the existing River Park improvements.
The design team will present the Phase II concept plan for review and comment. Funding for the $250,000 concept design was provided by the City of Boise.
A final concept plan is expected to be completed in May.
Surfing at the Wave Shaper diversion at the current Boise River Park – File photo by Pete Zimowsky/Idaho Statesman