These newly planted trees have popped up in bloom during the warm weather. The normally cool winter weather will return by the weekend, so I hope this type of tree will not be damaged by blooming early.
The weather changed from a weekend of snow to several days in the upper 70’s the following weekend. So off come the jackets and out come the shorts and short sleeves.
A group of pedestrians travel the new trail under the River Street bridge.
A fall view down the Swamp Rabbit Trail near Travelers Rest.
The River Street underpass for the Swamp Rabbit Trail is now open. It is much easier than negotiating the often busy River Street Crossing.
For those who know Greenville, where is this recently opened feature located? Is it part of the secret aqueduct tunnels that provide water to the city?
…And good riddance, with no one happier to say Goodbye than pets who need to be urged to cross the scary industrial clattering and occasionally icy slippery bridge over the Reedy River. The Swamp Rabbit Trail over the “Cheese Grater” bridge has now been closed for the next several months while a new bridge and second phase of the Cancer Survivor’s Park is constructed in this location.
The Fire Department is holding a ladder maneuver training session here at the Parker Fire training grounds on Smythe Street, near the Swamp Rabbit Trail.
Work is in progress for a Swamp Rabbit Trail underpass at the River Street bridge. If everything goes as planned, the work should be complete in November. That is good timing because this busy crossing will only get busier as new residences on the other side of the river become populated.