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Active B2B Projects

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The Border-to-Border Trail (B2B) represents an ongoing collaboration of communities and organizations to construct a shared-use path that will link the open spaces of the Huron River Greenway.  For implementation purposes, the B2B trail has been broken down into segments (A-M).  There are many parts of the trail in various stages of planning, design or construction, either directly by Washtenaw County Parks or in partnership with other municipalities and organizations.  This page highlights some of the most active segments or components of the B2B that are in process.
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Active B2B Projects

Gallup Park Path Reconstruction:  City of Ann Arbor -  Complete

Master Plan: Dexter to Ann Arbor - Washtenaw County Parks, with the help of a consultant team, has recently completed a Master Plan for the B2B between Dexter and Ann Arbor.  This corridor represents the largest remaining gap in the B2B (7.17 miles) and will involve a great deal of coordination with many agencies, municipalities, and organizations.

 Thank you to everyone who participated in the public meetings and provided feedback on the Master Plan Draft.  All public comments that were received are available for viewing, here.
Dexter to Ann Arbor Engineering - Washtenaw County Parks and a consultant team has initiated survey, design, and engineering work for the first phase of the Dexter to Ann Arbor Master Plan.  The project is a little over one mile and spans from Dexter-Huron Metropark to Zeeb Road.

Huron Waterloo Pathways Initiative:  Chelsea Area - HWPI has received a Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) grant to construct a trail from Werkner Road to North Territorial Road!  The new project will also connect to the new mountain bike loop and trail head near Green Lake.  Visit HWPI's webpage for more details.
Ypsilanti - A pedestrian bridge from the south end of Riverside Park over the Huron River leads has been installed!  This will soon lead to a new pedestrian friendly crossing of Michigan Ave.  The trail continue through the Water Street Redevelopment area.
Dexter - The final remaining gap in the trail that will link the City of Dexter to Dexter-Huron Metropark has been paved!  Trail maps and wayfinding signs are coming soon.
Connection to the Lakelands Trail - Washtenaw County Parks is working with the Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority (HCMA) and other agencies to determine a potential trail route that would continue the B2B from Hudson Mills Metropark, north to the Lakelands Trail in Livingston County.
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