City to improve community trail system this summer

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Adam Reaburn
Adam Reaburn
Adam moved to Fort St. John in 2004 and he now owns both Moose FM and

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The City has awarded a tender to improve and add to the current community trail system.

The City will spend $475,848.88, not including engineering costs, from the 2020 Capital budget on improvements to the current community trail system.The funding will cover the following projects:

  • Alaska Highway Trail connection from 104th Street to 108th Street along the highway frontage
  • Overlay and maintenance of furnishings on the Hospital trails
  • Overlay and maintenance on Toboggan Hill
  • Addition of a North Loop on Toboggan Hill and Fish Creek Wilderness Trail improvements

Knelsen Sand and Gravel from Grande Prairie was awarded the tender since they had the lowest qualifying bid.

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The City has budgeted up to $750,000 for the project.

The City’s Capital budget is funded through grants, and the Peace River Agreement with the Province of B.C. Property taxes do not support the Capital budget.

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