7th St. Bridge Deck Pour

Another step towards the completion of stage 3 of the Towpath Trail extension project was recently made as the concrete deck of the truss bridge spanning W. 7th St. was poured! Asphalt and concrete work around the Towpath Mounds is also being completed before cold weather arrives.   Farther down the path, the reconfigured Clark Field, a […]

The National Park Service Midwest Region Incident Management Team

The Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Van Buren, Missouri is home to the The Jacks Fork and Current Rivers- it is the first national park area to protect a river system. When the rivers crested almost 10 feet above historic highs in late April, park facilities and surrounding communities suffered extensive damage. The National Park […]

Thanks for Another Great RiverSweep

Thanks to the many volunteers and sponsors that made RiverSweep 2017 a great event. This year, 750 volunteers pulled 37 tons of trash and another 319 tires. RiverSweep is a long-running program, and over the course of 28 years we are seeing major progress- though sites such as West 14th and Train Ave. still attract […]