DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - Coming up tomorrow a new addition to the regional bikeway system will be opening following four months of construction.
Officials at Five Rivers Metroparks tell 2 News this will create the largest bikeway network in the nation.
The new Medlar Bikeway connects trails between the Great Miami River and the Little Miami. It also links Austin Road Interchange at I-75 to the Great Miami River Bikeway.
The ribbon cutting and celebratory bike ride is planned to start at 10 tomorrow morning. This comes as more bike path projects appear to be moving forward.
The City of Dayton is looking for input as it works to to improve Brown and Warren streets for bikers. Part of that project includes adding an additional lane, which would be used specifically for bikers. Curbs, sidewalks, and lighting will also be replaced between Buckeye Street and Wyoming.
The Ohio Department of Transportation is taking input through the end of November as they plan to move forward with construction on Stroop Road in Kettering.
The project includes a new multi-use trail on Stroop running from Wilmington to Glengarry Drive near The Greene.
Officials say the project is necessary to address the deteriorated pavement and improve bicycle access.
This all comes just days after Dayton became only the second city in Ohio to be called a Trail Town.
The Northeast Country Trail Association say they honored our region because of our commitment to strengthen outdoor activites for residents.
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