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Edmond hires designers for Arcadia Lake area trails

Edmond council members spent $176,300 on design work for trails from Interstate 35 to Arcadia Lake. The three miles of trails would tie into a wellness project on the west side of the interstate.
by Diana Baldwin Published: March 31, 2012

Plans to build trails from Interstate 35 to Arcadia Lake are moving forward, with the city spending $176,300 for the design work.

City officials want to build three miles of trails from the west side of Interstate 35 north of 15th Street, under the interstate and to Spring Creek Park at Arcadia Lake. The Spring Creek Multi-Purpose Trail would be about three miles long.

The proposed trail would start on the west side of the interstate at a wellness park planned by Tapp Development, the company developing the land just north of Walmart Super Center.

“The city has a strong interest in the development of new trails in the community to move people from one area of the community to another area away from our standard street system as much as possible,” said Assistant City Manager Steve Commons.

City council members this week approved the design contract with MKEC Engineering Consultants Inc.

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by Diana Baldwin
Sr. Reporter
Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote...
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