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Trail near 16th St. Bridge closed.

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CPollack

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Oct 29 2013 at 6:46am #

Just went by at about 7am. From the trestle near the Convention Center heading toward L-Ville is blocked off and not accessible until at least 16th St. Not sure why, but i figured i’d give anyone heading into town a heads up.

I did see some light poles in the parking lot near there, could possibly be for the trail? I’m not sure.


Swalfoort

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Oct 29 2013 at 11:54am #

Thanks for the heads up! I talked to Friends of the Riverfront. This section of trail will apparently be closed for a while. Someone needs to do some sewer line work or something.

There was apparently a communications failure. FOTR is currently working on rectifying it, and will have more details shortly.

Stay tuned.


CPollack

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Oct 29 2013 at 3:06pm #

Blahhh. I like riding that trail home in the mornings. After 3rd shift Mon and Tue. I really don’t care much for traffic and dealing with the insane rushrushgoasfastaspossible crowd around the city at 7-8am.


Lou M.

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Oct 29 2013 at 3:44pm #

Damnit. This is my main route from the Strip into town.


StuInMcCandless

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Oct 29 2013 at 4:51pm #

OTOH, on the North Shore, the work around the 16th St Bridge that had the trail closed a few weeks ago appears to be complete.


buffalo buffalo

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Oct 31 2013 at 2:17pm #

FOTR finally posted an update: ‘closed through February 2014 for underground utility construction’. Use 11th and Smallman. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151954940824025


Lou M.

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Oct 31 2013 at 3:11pm #

Oh that really sucks.


pinky

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Nov 1 2013 at 7:09am #

Ew.


Benzo

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Nov 1 2013 at 11:21am #

Dang, I guess I’ll just have to use that shiny new bike lane on penn ave. At least it works in one direction.


RustyRed

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Feb 24 2014 at 9:56am #

I can’t wait for this to open back up. I checked this morning to see if it might be ready early *rolls eyes* but it’s still fenced off.


RustyRed

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Apr 2 2014 at 12:11pm #

I guess “through February” translates to “through April”?

Still barricaded but the trail is usable. People just climb over the fence and hoist bikes over it.


buffalo buffalo

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Apr 2 2014 at 12:16pm #

Yeah, FOTR’s website now says ‘through April’. Turns out that polar vortex crap doesn’t just suck to ride through.


WillB

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Apr 2 2014 at 12:32pm #

Ugh, this sucks. I’ve been snaking my way through the parking lots, which isn’t great, but can still be better than Smallman. At least the trail from the convention center to the point is fully open again.


CPollack

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Apr 2 2014 at 9:53pm #

Same. I’ll take that left into the parking lots, past the jersey barriers and you can get to Railroad/22nd. through them. The guy that runs the lot at the very end is always super pleasant though when i hop his chain or monster truck around it.

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