Earlier this month I showed you the pathway/stair portion of the redevelopment project on the south side of the Lake Natoma Crossing. This post will cover two remaining parts of the construction — the stairs leading down from street level and the paving of the overlook near the shore. Even though I didn’t take my photos by an organized schedule, it’s still interesting to compare before and after views of the affected areas.
The pathway in the foreground of the image above (leading off to the left) also underwent a bit of a makeover, as you can see below:
The transition area, once a few sets of rough steps defined by railroad ties and a dirt pathway, eventually gave way to concrete stairs and tiled walkways.
Transformation of the lakeshore’s central overlook area:
On the left edge of the image above you might notice one end of the “accessible beach access trail.” Here’s a better view: