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Good News 2013

Good News 2013

Ohio River Trail Council water plans in works

By BOB PODURGIEL, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), Post-Gazette

April 4, 2013 MONACA — Two recently completed feasibility studies are pointing the way forward for recreation routes on land and water to destinations as far away as Ohio and West Virginia.

Plans were discussed last Thursday by members of the Ohio River Trail Council for a water trail that would extend 69 miles from the Port of Pittsburgh to Newell, W.Va., and East Liverpool, Ohio.

And, there's a proposal for a 41-mile bicycle and pedestrian trail to link Coraopolis with Ohioville in Beaver County near East Liverpool, Ohio. Vincent Troia, executive chairman and CEO of the Trail Council, said the trails will not only increase recreational opportunities in the region but will return economic value as well in increased tourism.

 "We have wonderful natural resources," he said. "Little Beaver Creek is a hidden gem. Our history is industrial, but we need to update that thinking." more »»

 

 

 

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