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Towpath Trail meeting begins extension
The path currently runs from Harvard Avenue to Steelyard Commons
Story by KAYLEE REMINGTON


 
Plans to extend the Towpath Trail from Steelyard Commons to north of the I-490 bridge in Cleveland will be discussed at a public meeting tomorrow. The northern end of the trail currently ends at lower Harvard Avenue in Cleveland, but has a one mile stretch that's been completed to Steelyard Commons.

Ohio Canal Corridor Director Tim Donovan says planners need the public's approval for the proposed path through Cleveland's near west side.

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Donovan says the final phase of the trail will extend it all the way to Canal Basin Park, an urban park in the Flats. The plans for the final phase will begin within the next two months. Donovan expects to break ground in 2012 and the trail will be open in 2013.

 

The public meeting will be held at OLA/St. Joesph Center in Tremont from 4:30-7:30 p.m.

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