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Seven City Parks See New Multi-Use Trails

Wednesday October 27th, 2021, 4:22pm

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The City of Windsor has spent $2 million in improvements to multi-use trails and other amenities at public parks throughout the municipality.

Construction of new or replacement multi-use trails in seven parks across five wards began earlier this autumn and is expected to be completed by November 30th. These projects also include the installation of new benches; modern garbage and recycling silos; and the addition of more than 200 trees and hundreds of native plants and shrubs, including pollinators.

In total, more than seven kilometres of asphalt multi-use trails are being added or upgraded this autumn within the following community parks:

Ward 1:

Central Park

  • 1.6 kilometres of new, three-metre-wide multi-use asphalt trail
  • New trees, benches and recycling and garbage disposals
  • Total value: $660,000

Ward 7:

East Riverside Park (with Blue Heron Lake)

  • 1.8 kilometres of three-metre-wide asphalt multi-use trail around Blue Heron replacing the old trail
  • Pedestrian bridge refurbishment

Little River Corridor (with Aspen Lake)

  • 1.4 kilometres of three-metre-wide asphalt multi-use trail around Aspen Lake to replacing the old trail
  • 500 metres of additional three-metre-wide asphalt multi-use trail along Florence Ave.
  • Total value for both parks: $678,000

Ward 8:

Meadowbrook Park

  • 500 metres of three-metre-wide asphalt multi-use trail to replace the old trail
  • New trees, benches and garbage/recycling silos
  • Total value: $180,000

Ward 9:

Calderwood Park

  • 400 metres of three-metre-wide multi-use asphalt trail to replace the old pathway
  • New trees, benches and garbage/recycle silos
  • New solar lights
  • Total value: $130,000, including ward funds

Patrick Maguire

  • 450 metres of three-metre-wide multi-use trail to replace the old pathway
  • New trees, benches and garbage/recycling silos
  • Total value: $185,000

Ward 10:

Bellewood Park

  • 600 metres of three-metre-wide multi-use trail to replace the old pathway
  • New trees, benches and garbage/recycle silos
  • Total value: $265,000

 

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