SOLOMON'S WORDS

Stoltz

DR. Tarbox

DR. Tarbox

xxx

xxx

Solomon's Auction & Yard Sale Page

UPMC Cole Careers

UPMC Cole

Friday, August 22, 2014

Groundbreaking held for Kinzua Bridge State Park visitor center

Groundbreaking held for Kinzua Bridge State Park visitor center



By ALEX DAVIS, Bradford Era Reporter 
a.davis@bradfordera.com

MOUNT JEWETT — Groundbreaking held on Thursday for a multimillion-dollar, long-awaited visitor center/park office at Kinzua Bridge State Park marks a new chapter in the attraction’s history.

The facility — on the drawing board for five years — will include two exhibit halls showcasing displays like a stylized excursion train car where people can watch a short video.

The approximately $6.8 million construction project is expected to be finished in the fall of 2015.

“About 158,000 visitors annually stop at Kinzua Bridge State Park to stroll out into the valley and peer through the glass bottom observation area on the remaining half of the railroad bridge impacted by the tornado,” said DCNR Secretary Ellen Ferretti. “This new center will welcome them and help them understand the history of the bridge and the area, as well as share some things to do in the park and the region.”  Read more...

No comments :