WAUSAU – The public is invited to an open house for the update of the city’s River Edge master plan from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 17 in the lobby of City Hall, 407 Grant St.

Originally developed about 25 years ago, the plan set in motion the acquisition and development of the city’s
River’s Edge Trail system, which has grown to nearly 5 miles, according to the city of Wausau. The recent completion of the Riverlife Park in 2019 completed another integral link in the original plan.

The city will consider potential corridors and connections to expand the trail network along the river, connecting the system to regional trails and improve access from neighborhoods to the trail.

“The city continues to invest heavily in new plan development, building on record years of new development. The River Edge Master Plan is one very tangible way residents can see long term planning paying off,” said Brad Sippel, assistant planner for Wausau, in a news release.

To learn more about the River Edge Master Plan update and other plans ongoing in 2019, visit Wausau’s
web page at wausaudevelopment.com/Planning/DraftPlans.aspx.