Category Archives: Trail Construction

McConnell – Skinner Ditch Bridge is Complete and Open

                                     Photo by Lauren Zeugner – The Mail Journal The bridge, spanning the McConnell-Skinner Ditch, officially opened this fall.  After years of planning and hard work by all involved, this … Continue reading

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Syracuse-Wawasee Trails Have Come a Long Way

  Photos and article by Lauren Zeugner – Staff Writer – The Mail Journal It was in the fall of 2003 a small group of the community met at the … Continue reading

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McConnell-Skinner Ditch Bridge in Progress

Construction of the bridge spanning McConnell-Skinner Ditch has begun!  When completed, the bridge will serve as a connecting link between the trails serving  the western Syracuse – Wawasee High School … Continue reading

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Trail Bench Dedication

  Stan Fox remembered with memorial bench on trail By Deb Patterson, Staff Writer, Mail Journal The first to use the bench were Fox’s widow Becky, left, and his sister, … Continue reading

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Trail Article from May 2011 Mail Journal

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McConnell-Skinner Bridge Design & Permits

USI Consulting, an Indianapolis based engineering, surveying and design firm, was retained by the Trail Committee to design and secure permits for a pedestrian bridge across McConnell Skinner Ditch.  With deeds … Continue reading

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Cornelius Road Trail Extension

During the Fall of 2010, the Cornelius Road Trail segment was extended along Cornelius Road from the Wawasee Boat Co. east to the Pleasant Grove Road intersection.  Primary funding source … Continue reading

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Trail committee hard at work on bridge

By Lauren Zeugner – staff writer for Mail Journal Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee has been hard at work this past fall raising matching funds for a K21 Foundation Grant for a … Continue reading

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Trail Construction Update Dec 2008

Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Newsletter December, 2008 Things are happening on the Cornelius Road/Eastshore Drive segment. Erosion control barriers have been put into place.  The proper agencies have been notified that construction … Continue reading

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