Southbank Riverwalk demolition continues

Published On: Feb 03 2014 12:02:54 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 03 2014 12:05:59 PM EST

The Southbank Riverwalk project demolition will continue this week with the removal of the remaining structures of the former Maritime Museum, located adjacent to Friendship Fountain.

The subsequent demolition of the pavilion and former Jacksonville Historical Society building will take place in several overlapping phases, with sections of the Riverwalk being demolished and rebuilt.

In the interest of public safety and construction access, most of the Riverwalk will be inaccessible for several months at a time during the phases of construction, city officials said.

They said the expected project completion is December.

The new Riverwalk construction will consist of the following: