B2B Trail Construction Updates


Planning and construction on the B2B continue despite the snow and cold! The latest updates on the B2B are listed below by segment.

Dexter-Chelsea Trail, Freer to Lima Center – The contractor has completed most of the tree and brush removal work. Seventy percent of the silt fence is installed and path grading is scheduled for late February.

Huron River Drive Trail, Dexter-Huron Metropark to Zeeb Road – Tree removal and work on the temporary bridge construction has begun. Other construction activities will continue through the winter and spring, with trail completion anticipated this fall.

Bandemer Park Tunnel Study and Barton Nature Area Trail – A public meeting was held on February 26, to solicit feedback on the project. Design work on the tunnel will continue and incorporate this feedback.

Lyndon Township Trailhead – Design work is being finalized on the trailhead and the required construction permits have been secured. The project will be sent out to secure bids later this spring.

Van Buren Township Trail Alignment Study – Our consultant, PEA, held a stakeholder meeting on February 20 and will hold public information meetings in March to gather public input on the various proposed alignments connecting the B2B from Ypsilanti to trails in western Wayne County.

M-52 Trail, Green Lake Campground to Leeks Road – A public information meeting was held in January at Lyndon Township Hall, to review the projects along this corridor: the trail segment from the Green Lake Campground to North Territorial Road, the trail segment from North Territorial Road to Leeks Road, the tunnel and trailhead at Lyndon Township Hall. Construction on all of these projects could occur later this summer and/or fall. The first step in this process is the tree removals. This work began in early February.


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