Connect VLP to South Mountains State Park?

A meeting to discuss connecting Valdese Lakeside Park to South Mountains State Park and/or other regional trails took place at Valdese Town Hall.

Representative Blackwell provided the objectives of the meeting: 1) As bridges over Interstate 40 are being redone – How do we make sure they are pedestrian/bike friendly to allow connections of parks? and 2) As groups in the area are interested in regional trails – How to we make sure they are working together in a productive manner?

The NCDOT representative reminded us of the Ecomonic Impact Study of Greenways.

The first step is a letter to NCDOT requesting one bridge over I-40 be made pedestrian/bike friendly. Stay tuned….