Historic towpath at C&O Canal NHP now fully restored to original alignment
After more than 15 years, and $19 million, the 184-mile-long towpath along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal has been restored to its original alignment along the Potomac River.
Dubbed the "Big Slackwater" project after the last section of towpath needing repairs, the restoration work "not only eliminates the hazardous detour along narrow country roads, but it restores the magnificent views and historic route walked by mules and canawlers."
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