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Sunday May 24th, 2015 7:27AM

Bids being taken on construction on part of Hall Co. multi-use trail

By Ken Stanford Reporter
GAINESVILLE - Bids are being taken for construction of nearly three miles of Hall County's multi-use trail, which includes plans for a tunnel under Atlanta Highway.<br /> <br /> The Central Hall County Recreation and Multi-Use Trail has been in the planning stages for several years.<br /> <br /> County spokeswoman Katie Crumley confirmed Tuesday that bids on a 2.89-mile, twelve-foot wide section of the trail, which includes a pedestrian tunnel under Atlanta Highway near Chicopee and a wooden bridge over Balus Creek, will be received until 3:00 September 23.<br /> <br /> The project is part of a larger looped trail system planned to connect downtown Gainesville with the University of North Georgia/Gainesville and and Lanier Technical College campuses near Oakwood. <br /> <br /> It is being funded with Special Purpose Local Option Sales Taxes (SPLOST V and VI).<br /> <br /> Click on the link below for a map of phases one and two as well as other portions of the planned trail.<br /> <br />
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