This project is complete
Preservation project for the historic overlook at Hwy 212 in Granite Falls
Repair and preservation work took place on the west side of the Minnesota River, south of the US 212 river bridge. The overlook was constructed in 1938 by the Minnesota Department of Highways staff and federal relief program workers and is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Place.
- Repoint the stone overlook (replace deteriorated mortar between the stones)
- Restore benches
- Repair walkways
- Replace the gravel plaza surface with concrete and repointed stone curb
- Plant new trees
- Add interpretation
- Repoint the south wing wall at the entrance to Granite Falls Memorial Park on Hwy 67; this part of the entry structure is on MnDOT right of way.