The Three Rivers Greenway Esplanade along the Congaree River in downtown Columbia opened today in a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring Mayor Coble, City Council, and several other prominent leaders involved in the construction of the site. The site is located adjacent to the private development known as CanalSide.

The Esplanade is an approximately 1,100 linear foot public walkway on City wned property, located along the east bank of the Columbia Canal on the former CCI property. The project scope included repairing an existing and historic granite retaining wall and construction of the public walkway including surveying, site clearing, excavation and fill, grading, installation of underground utilities, hardscape and landscape, stairs and associated guardrails and handrails. The site is located adjacent to the private development known as CanalSide.