Nearby Business Owners Excited about Montgomery Whitewater Groundbreaking

Posted: Jun 11, 2021 5:45 PM CDT

Now that ground has been broken on the long-awaited Montgomery whitewater recreation center, business owners nearby are excited to see if they’ll get a boost in customers and revenue.

The whitewater center will be built near Maxwell Boulevard, between downtown and Maxwell Air Force Base. City and county leaders helped break ground yesterday.

“We’re just hoping it kind of helps, you know, just cleans up the area, because the city has done such a great job with downtown,” J Pitts of Triton Performance Apparel told Alabama News Network. “So now I’m personally hoping with this project that it comes over the interstate, and the cleanliness of downtown and the economic prosperity it’s seeing, we’re kind of hoping it comes this way,” he said.

“As soon as we heard about the project, we…

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