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Span the Dan Project Continues as Summer Interns Prepare to Leave

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Danville, VA - A group of interns are leaving Danville, but the project they started will continue in the community.

The Danville Regional Foundation's summer interns started--Span the Dan--a movement to find a new purpose for an old pedestrian bridge formerly used by employees at the Long Mill.

They completed a survey of 350 Danville residents and held a design workshop to get feedback from residents.

The top ideas they heard were for shops and restaurants to be added to the walkway, and to make it a connector to the Riverwalk Trail.

"We had a very wide variety of responses. Some of them were really awesome, some were kind of crazy. Overall, people seem to agree that it should be a multipurpose gathering space."

They have a blog where you can keep up with the progress of the project. Click here to visit there site. 

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