LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Officials and community members fine tune a management plan for a scenic byway project in West Lafayette and Tippecanoe County.
In 2008, the Indiana Department of Transportation designated River Road as a state scenic byway. The overall goal is to maintain the scenic aspects of the road and prevent overdevelopment in the area.
Thursday night's public meeting was the final meeting to put together a management plan. The Wabash River Enhancement Corporation was looking for the public's feedback as to what residents would like to see.
"I'd like to see it kind of cleaned up a little bit. A lot of people go through there, they don't care, they just throw stuff out the window for garbage or whatever," said Tom Caroompas. "As far as a river walk along there, it just doesn't seem feasible."
"Let's keep everything ecologically-minded and history-minded, so that we can keep the feel of the true Wabash River," said Georgeanne Hardesty.
The Wabash River Enhancement Corporation will revise the management plan throughout September. The final plan will be turned into INDOT on Oct. 1.
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