Gwinnett, Gateway85 to help fund land purchase for multi-use trail

Gwinnett commissions recently approved a plan to work with the Gateway85 Community Improvement District to obtain federal highway funds for right of way costs associated with the Norcross to Lilburn multi-use trail. Gwinnett will cover $235,000 of the $310,000 required for a local match. Gateway85 CID will cover the balance of $75,000. The entire cost of right-of-way acquisition is estimated at $1.55 million. Federal funding routed through the Georgia DOT will total $1.24 million. Gwinnett DOT will manage the acquisition.

“This trail system is expected to transform Indian Trail-Lilburn Road into a healthy and economically robust “spine” that connects five Liveable Community Areas (LCIs), and ties into the Beaver Ruin Safe Routes to School multi-use train project,” notes Gateway85’s website. “With easy accessibility for cyclists and pedestrians, this project will help Gateway 85 truly live up to its name, connecting communities.”

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