Cleanup Begins on Belleview Development Site on Detroit's East Riverfront
|Release Date: September 2, 2011|
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing joined officials from the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, Detroit Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, DTE Energy and others to announce that a $20 million hazardous material cleanup project has begun on the west third of the Belleview Development Site, the former location of a Uniroyal Tire factory and other industrial plants. The site is the largest undeveloped property along the Detroit River between downtown and the MacArthur Bridge to Belle Isle. The cleanup will prepare the site for private redevelopment and construction of the final eastern portion of the Detroit RiverWalk.