After nearly 40 years of faithful service the bridge connecting Sawmill Island to the maintenance road has been replaced. JROC approved and spent $2,158.16 to replace the bridge and ensure decades of easy access for hikers, bikers, and anyone out exploring the park. The demolition and construction took place over two weekends this January and […]
Vauxhall Island is one of the newest parts of the James River Park System. JROC and JRPS staff floated canoes over to the island and floated off literal boat loads of garbage. The island is host to several people and they were given notice before we came over. There is still plenty of work left […]
The Reedy Creek parking lot fence was in need of replacement. The old chain link fence was removed and replaced with new split rail fencing. Project Cost: $1,400.00
A super JROC team cleared the James River and Kanawha Canal from Pumphouse to west of the Powhite Bridge of trash ‘islands’, a log blocking passage, and a section choked with pennywort and alligator weed. Many thanks to Tricia, Katie, Will, Sally, Martha, Patrick, Adam, Emily, Jamie, and Elijah for coming out on a toasty […]
This project was the direct result of feedback from park users. The boardwalk area in the Wetlands section of JRPS needed another bump-out area. These bump-outs allow for pedestrian and bike traffic to pass each other without stepping off the trail and into the delicate ecosystem below.