(WMC-TV) - The $30 million project connecting main streets from Memphis to West Memphis, Arkansas holds the potential to change the entire international image of the Bluff City, according to project planners.
Named the Main to Main Project, the plan includes the Harahan Bridge Boardwalk over the Mississippi River.
The Plough Foundation made a $1 million pledge to the boardwalk project Thursday. Previous pledges to the to the planned pedestrian and bicycle bridge include more than $1 million from Memphis entrepreneur and cycling promoter Charles McVean and $250,000 from the Hyde Foundation, according to the Commercial Appeal.
Organizers expect the public walkway over the mighty river to open in either July or August 2014.