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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to be held for the CR486 Trailhead project


Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2019

The public is invited to join the Board of Citrus County Commissioners for the CR486/Pine Ridge/Meadowcrest Trailhead Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 9:00am at 6415 W. Norvell Bryant Hwy. No RSVP is needed to attend.

The nearly $450,000 construction contract with Daly & Zilch (Florida), Inc. for the CR 486/Pine Ridge/Meadowcrest Trailhead project was approved by the Board of County Commissioners on December 18, 2018.  The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Land and Recreation Grants paid $150,000 of the $450,000 through a State grant.  

The new trailhead is constructed on a remainder parcel of land originally acquired for the CR 486 road-widening project.  The trailhead is the western most of the three constructed along the 13 miles of CR486; and will be a connection hub for access to the SR 44 bike lanes, CR 491 Multi-Use Path, the Withlacoochee State Trail and once constructed, the path along Suncoast 2 extension to CR 486.  The trailhead will be a welcomed addition to the community providing a safe means of connecting area residences to the YMCA, places of employment, shopping, medical offices, and to various trail networks.   

For questions or more information on this event, please contact Public Information Officer, Cynthia Oswald at 352-527-5484.

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