Tour of the Akron Waterways Renewed Project - SPE Akron Seciton
[Also known as "Akron’s Big Dig" or "The Tunnel Project"]
Followed by a dinner meeting to discuss the project at The Tangier.
Sponsored by the Akron Physics Club presented by Akron Waterways Renewed.
Tour: Meet Promptly at 4:00 at the Mustill Store in Cascade Locks Park, 57 W. North Street, Akron 330-374-5625. Board the Lolly Trolly to view the project and some really big construction equipment to dig the 27-foot diameter tunnel that goes a distance of 6240 feet underneath downtown Akron. Those who wish to may leave the trolley at some points in the tour, walk around and a closer look at things. Details of the project may be viewed at: http://www.akronwaterwaysrenewed.com. We expect to be back at the store by 6:00. The tour is FREE!
Dinner Meeting will be at The Tangier, right up the road at 532 W. Market St. about a block from North St. Dinner will be at 6:30 preceded by a social hour. After dinner we will discuss the Akron waterways project that we saw. Since not all those on the TOUR will be interested in dinner, this is a separate registration. Dinner is $20, $10 for students, payable in cash at the meeting.
So if you want to go to dinner and discuss what we saw, you must register for BOTH events at the Akron Physics Club website, akronphysicsclub.org. Instructions for registering on the main page, just below the picture of Rosie, the business end of the Tunnel Boring Machine. DEADLINE for registration for both events is May 31.