The Coastal Trail Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study is nearing completion! The project team will be holding a public workshop to allow an opportunity for final public comment. The workshop will be an open house from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM on Monday, June 22nd at the Wakulla Senior Citizens Center located at 33 Michael Drive, Crawfordville, Florida 32327.
Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, income, or family status. Person who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Lynn Barr at the CRTPA at (850) 891-6801 at least seven days prior to the meeting.
Exciting new developments with the Coastal Trail are underway! The CRTPA Board approved the use of funds for the remaining phases of the project, Design and Construction. The PD&E phase which is ongoing and anticipated to be completed in early summer of this year, includes U.S 98 from C.R. 59 which is the entrance into the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge (eastern terminus) to Surf Road, where the existing Ochlockonee Bay Trail is located (western terminus). The section of the Coastal Trail that is funded for Design and Construction is from the existing Tallahassee to St. Marks Historic Railroad State Trail to U.S. 319. Once more funding becomes available, further efforts will be made to complete the entire project. Construction is anticipated to being in late 2016/2017.
The Project Development & Environment (PD&E) Study for the Coastal Trail (the US 98 Corridor) is underway. The PD&E Study is the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) study required for federal funding eligibility. To learn more about the status of this project, read the Coastal Trail Newsletter.
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