BIRD’S EYE VIEW OF THE MUNICIPAL BOAT RAMP UPGRADE

Workers from Jim Schroeder Construction Inc. of Bellevue were busy at the Municipal Parking Lot Boat Ramp the past couple weeks, removing the old concrete so a new ramp could be poured. Officials say the old ramp concrete was broken off and washed away at the end.  As a result, there have been several trailers that have gotten stuck or have been damaged from the end of the ramp, especially in low waters. Funding for the project came in the form of a $200,000 Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Water Recreation Access Cost-Share Program grant that the city of Bellevue was recently awarded. (drone photo courtesy of M.L. Beauchamp).