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Trail Updates

 TOGETHER, WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
March 2005
Trail Improvement Project - Over $210,000 has been raised to date.  We are extremely close to our $250,000 goal. Click here to find out how you can help make a significant safety, transportation, and aesthetic improvement along a section of the Ozaukee Interurban Trail.

Bikes Belong Coalition awarded $10,000 to the Ozaukee Interurban Trail Advisory Council Trail Improvement Project.  Bikes Belong Coalition, the advocacy voice of the bicycle industry, is dedicated to putting more people on bicycles more often. They link bicycle manufacturers, suppliers, and retailers with broad-based and grassroots efforts to make bicycling safe, convenient, and fun in communities across the country.  For more information, visit www.bikesbelong.org

Volunteer Projects-

 Mile Marker Project-  Boy Scouts are working on the construction of and installation of mile markers along the Ozaukee Interurban Trail.

 Grafton Kiosk-  Boy Scouts are also working on the construction of an informational kiosk in the Village of Grafton.

Trail Closure   American Transmission Company LLC (ATC) will begin construction in mid-March on the installation of a fiber optic conductor.  Sections of the Trail may be closed between Highland Road and Pioneer Road in the City of Mequon.  Signs will be posted during the construction.

Ozaukee Interurban Bridge over the Milwaukee River in Grafton
Picture taken by Paul Gutelius

Winter Trail Use- Did you know that you can use the Interurban Trail in the winter? The following communities clear snow off the trail.

  • City of Cedarburg

  • City of Port Washington

  • Village of Grafton

The remainder of the trail is open for cross- country skiing and snowshoeing.


Upcoming Trail Advisory Meetings

Trail Advisory Council
April 19, 2005
1:00 PM
Ozaukee County Administration Center Auditorium

Trailside Facilities              Sustainability

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For a free Ozaukee County Tourism Guide and Trail Map, contact:
Ozaukee County Tourism Council (1-877-875-7795) or your local Ozaukee Chamber of Commerce.
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