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Border-to-Border Trail: Huron River Drive D2 Segment

B2B LogoThis project is part of the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission’s Border-to-Border Trail Network (B2B)  in partnership with the Huron Waterloo Pathway Initiative (HWPI).
For more information, click here to visit the B2B website and click here to visit the HWPI website.

The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) is involved with this project to help administer funds from the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Grant.

Location of roadwork:
Begins at the Dexter Huron Metropark and ends at the intersection of Zeeb Road and Huron River Drive

Township:
Scio

When is the work being done:
Work will begin in January, pathway is expected to be completed in late-November

Description of work:
Non-Motorized Path Construction

Impact on Traffic:
Expected lane restrictions and short-term river closures during bridge installations

Funding Source(s):
Four-Year Road and Non-Motorized Path Millage, Private, Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission

Latest Updates

February 8, 2019 Weather Hold Up

The weather has made any type of construction work pretty difficult over the past two weeks. Our contractor has completed some tree clearing near Huron River Drive and in the Dexter-Huron Metropark. We’ve also recently received the necessary “Permit to Enter” from Amtrak, this allows us to schedule tree removal and safety fencing installation within the railroad right-of-way.

Join us tomorrow, Saturday, February 9th, at 11 a.m. for a ground-breaking ceremony in the Dexter-Huron Metropark to celebrate the start of this project. This event is hosted by the Huron-Clinton Metroparks, Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission (WCPARC), Washtenaw County Road Commission and Huron Waterloo Pathways Initiative (HWPI ).

This event is open to the public and is family-friendly. There will be bonfires, s’mores, warm refreshments and an interpretive trail walk. Visit the HWPI website for more information. 

January 22, 2019 Work has Begun!

Despite the wintry weather, construction work on the Border-to-Border Segment D-2 along the Huron River in Scio Township has begun!

Late last week, Davis Construction, the contractor on this project began tree and brush removal. Right now the work is focused between Huron River Drive and the Huron River. Over the coming weeks, Davis Construction will continue to work on tree and brush removal. In addition, they will build the temporary gravel access drive.

Please contact Louie Taylor, project manager, if you have any questions (989) 686-3100, ltaylor@wadetrim.com. This project is part of the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission’s Border-to-Border Trail Network in partnership with the Huron Waterloo Pathway Initiative (HWPI). The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) is involved with this project to help administer Federal funds from the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Grant.

Contact information:
Louie Taylor, project manager for Wade Trim
    • (989) 686-3100
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