Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Arlington Enhances Scenic Four Mile Run Trail with New Extension

On Saturday, May 30, at 10:00 a.m., Congressman Jim Moran, Arlington County and the City of Alexandria will celebrate the completion and opening of the multi-use trail linking the popular Washington & Old Dominion Trail and Four Mile Run Trail located at South 27th Road and South Four Mile Run Drive.

The new trail eliminated nearly a mile of on-street riding and difficult road crossings and offers pedestrians and bicyclists a safer, more direct path along the Four Mile Run stream. The project brings new landscaping to the stream bank and a sanitary sewer main that increases capacity and helps prevent back-ups.

Saturday, May 30, 2009
8:30 a.m. – Bike ride from Courthouse Plaza
10:00 a.m. – Ribbon-Cutting ceremony

WHERE: New Four Mile Run Trail Connection (outdoors)
South 27th Road and South Four Mile Run Drive
Arlington, Virginia

The event is accessible via bike from the existing Four Mile Run and Washington & Old Dominion Trails, as well as by Metrobus 10B, 23AC, 25PR.

Visit www.bikearlington.com for a more information about Arlington’s bicycle-friendly community, including bike maps, commuting by bicycle, and safety tips. Or visit: LocalMotion for info about bike & pedestrian programs in Alexandria.


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