Big Slackwater Bridge Reopened

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Date: April 30, 2014
Contact: Dan Copenhaver, 301-745-5808

Big Slackwater Boat Ramp Re-Opens

Williamsport, MD. – The National Park Service, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (Park), is pleased to announce that the bridge serving the Big Slackwater Boat Ramp is complete and access to the Big Slackwater Boat Ramp has been restored. The bridge superstructure and deck were removed and replaced to raise the bridge's load rating.

The park wishes to thank visitors for their patience during the short construction closure and invites the public to once again safely enjoy the Big Slackwater Boat Ramp. For more information on boat ramps serving the Potomac River visit

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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