San Jose waterfront about to see revitalization

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For the first time in a quarter-century, San Jose, Calif.'s waterfront is about to reopen to boats.

The Mercury News reports Santa Clara County supervisors are scheduled to vote April 21 to put out for bid a $2.7 million project to build a concrete boat ramp, along with parking for 26 vehicles and boat trailers, at Alviso Marina County Park.

Construction is expected to begin in August and be completed in January. When finished, the new facility will reopen San Jose's connection with the San Francisco Bay, according to the newspaper.

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