According to a new study: The Grand River Waterway Project would bring millions of dollars to both Kent and Ottawa counties.


Economic group proposes waterway from Lake Michigan to Grand Rapids

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Powerboat link from Grand Rapids to lakeshore would generate $5.7M annually, study says

Study: Powerboat trip from big lake to GR is possible

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"Although the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers considers the 40-mile stretch of the Grand River from Grand Rapids to Grand Haven to be a navigable waterway, only the lower 17 miles from the Bass River inlet in northwestern Allendale Township to the Grand Haven harbor are maintained." - Grand Haven Tribune

A new study released May 3 by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget has revealed new information about what it might take to continue a navigable all the way to downtown Grand Rapids.
— Grand Haven Tribune

Powerboat link from Grand Rapids to lakeshore would cost $2.1M, says study
— MLive