Thanks to our local outdoor advocate group Trails and Open Space Coalition, ballot measure “2D” passed with an overwhelming 71% YES in last night’s vote, which means MORE money for trails. This TABOR retention measure will provide $2.1 million to eight critical trails equaling a total of 11 miles. The 8 projects are:
North Carefree to South Carefree. Full depth reconstruction, paving of gravel segments, safety improvements, wayfinding signage, improve neighborhood connections.
-Palmer Mesa Trail
Blair Bridge to GOG Overlook, Stately View to Holmes Middle School. Full depth reconstruction, wayfinding signage, improve neighborhood connections.
-Shooks Run Trail
Jackson to Jefferson, Fontenaro to Wasatch. Full depth reconstruction, wayfinding signage, street crossing improvements, improve neighborhood access points.
Mark Dabling to Ellston Street. Full depth reconstruction, underpass improvements, signage.
-Rock Island Trail
Circle Avenue to Academy Boulevard. Full depth reconstruction, signage.
Research Blvd to Woodmen Rd. Replacement of damaged trail sections along corridor.
-Pikes Peak Greenway
- Fillmore to Rock Island. Full depth reconstruction, wayfinding signage, repair of handrails.
- Mark Dabling to I-25. Full depth reconstruction, wayfinding signage.
-Sand Creek Trail
Airport Road to Hancock Expressway. Retaining wall improvements, drainage improvement, signage, corridor clearing.