Update on the Mt. Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park project

Ravenel Bridge near Waterfront Park | Photo by Kelly Edmiston

You may have heard about the Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park renovation project. The ongoing project will upgrade the park, adding several new features to the space. 

The $5,552,239 plan is currently in Phase III — the design phase. Get the latest update on the project below. 👇

The improvements

  • First responders monument 
  • Multipurpose sports court 
  • Splash pad fountain play area
  • Walking trail 
  • Dog park
  • Exercise area
  • Pond expansion
  • Parking expansion
  • Restrooms
  • Expanded maintenance facility

The details 

  • The first responders monument will feature a large bell suspended by a replica of the Ravenel Bridge towers + will honor firefighters, police officers, and public service employees that serve Mount Pleasant. 
  • The multipurpose sports court will be able to accommodate two basketball courts and four pickleball courts.

The schedule 

  • May 2021: Notice to proceed with design
  • December 2021: Construction documents, submit for permits 
  • May 2022: Advertise for bids
  • June 2022: Receive permits
  • July 2022: Receive, review, and select bids
  • August 2022: Notice to proceed for construction
  • July 2024: Construction complete

We’re most excited about the first responders monument + dog park. Tap here to view the park’s master plan.