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Two boat launches reopen Saturday

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Gazette Staff
August 15, 2008
— Two of Janesville’s boat launches closed because of flooding will reopen Saturday, and another will open in a week.

The Riverside and the Rock River Parkway boat launches will open Saturday.


The Traxler Park boat launch will open Saturday, Aug. 23.


The North Traxler Park boat launch has been open since Aug. 11.


Before the launches are opened, workers must inspect and repair the concrete ramps, piers and support columns, according to a city news release.


Some dredging might be needed to remove silt deposited by floodwaters.


For more information, call the parks department at (608) 755-3025.



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