Flint River Crews Begin Demolishing Nearly Century-Old Dam In Flint By Associated Press • Mar 27, 2018 George Thomas / Flickr Creative Commons Crews are demolishing a nearly century-old dam as part of a broader project that's expected to change the landscape of the Flint River in downtown Flint. Could Flint River Revitalization Turn the Tide? By Kevin Lavery • Jun 6, 2017 Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU The Flint River was once the site of buzzing auto factories and tranquil parks. Urban planners are hoping a new project will bring people back to the river once again. Listen Listening... / 5:11 WKAR's Kevin Lavery travels to Flint to report on a new project along the Flint River.