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Over The River
Over The River

​​​​The Over The River project is a temporary work of art planned by artists Christo and the late Jeanne-Claude. The artists plan to suspend 5.9 miles of silvery, luminous fabric panels horizontally above the Arkansas River in eight separate areas along a 42-mile stretch of river between Salida and Cañon City in south-central Colorado. 

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) completed a comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement and signed a Record of Decision in November 2011. In BLM's approval, significant mitigation measures are required to ensure protection of flora, fauna, land resources, public safety and recreational access.

Christo pulled the Over The River installation in early 2017 to focus on international projects.  ​