When we last left our story – October 24 – City Hall promised:

… the  decommissioning plan indicates that half of the operations will relocate to the new terminal by October 31, and all operations will be off of the City waters by December 31.  Timing for removing the infrastructure … anticipated sometime before Spring 2012.

So how are we doing?

Before:

.

This weekend:

.

All gone!

As it turns out, the seawall had been finished almost all the way to the convention centre connection (the temporary structures had been built over it all) – except for this one little piece:

.

So now it’s just a matter of a few weeks and the connection will be complete, with some subsequent work through the spring.  But as you can see, that’s not discouraging people from already using it:

.

I’m pretty sure this took a year longer than necessary – but now, at last, it’s almost there.  Bravo!