Dublin residents will be able to offer feedback about the final development plan for the first phase of Riverside Crossing Park during an open house scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 11 in the Dublin Community Recreation Center, 5600 Post Rd.
The open house primarily will highlight the final development and site plans for phase 1 of the east side of the park, said Matt Earman, Dublin's director of recreation services.
City employees also will provide a park overview.
"At this stage, requests for large-scale projects are not likely to be incorporated, but feedback such as activities people would like to see programmed in the park is welcomed," Earman said.
The improvements on the east side of the river are slated to include the plaza landing, a pavilion with restrooms, a large green, seating, water features, landscaping and an underground maintenance facility.
In September 2016, council members approved $22.75 million in funding for construction of the Scioto River pedestrian and bicycle bridge and $9.4 million for the first phase of Riverside Park as part of the city's five-year capital improvements program for 2017-2021.
Completion of the pedestrian bridge is expected to be in summer 2019. The park is projected to be finished in 2021.
The park is going to be a transformative asset for the community, said Greg Peterson, Dublin mayor.
Although there have been opportunities for public feedback and input throughout the process, it's important for the city to again provide an opportunity for feedback as finishing touches are being added to plans, he said.
"Public engagement has always been at the core of Dublin's successes and always will be," Peterson said.