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    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

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Second Public Meeting for Proposed Bike / Pedestrian Bridge At Morgan Falls Dam

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Date: June 1, 2009

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA) is conducting a second public meeting on June 17, 2009, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the North Fulton Government Service Center (Annex) as a follow up to the April 30, 2009 meeting regarding a potential bike / pedestrian bridge below Morgan Falls Dam. The proposed bridge would connect the planned Overlook and riverside parks in Sandy Springs with CRNRA property, including Hyde farm, in Cobb County. Preliminary alternative designs will be considered in the assessment process.


The meeting is intended to be informational, and solicit public input and comments regarding the project. The Annex is located at 7741 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, auditorium, main floor.


If you are unable to attend the public scoping meeting, you may submit comments or questions on the proposed project by mail to Superintendent, Chattahoochee River NRA, 1978 Island Ford Parkway, Sandy Springs, GA 30350, or by e-mail to chat_superintendent@nps.gov.

Did You Know?

Visit the Hooch!

That the word Chattahoochee is thought to come from a Muskogean word meaning "Marked Stoned." People have made the Chattahoochee River valley their home for thousands of years. The Cherokee were forced out in the 1830s as part of the "Trail of Tears".