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Trail plan: Some hopeful, some not
A local resident takes advantage of the Wabash River Walk Trail on spring afternoon. Photo by Mike Rees
 
By Emma Rausch & Joseph Slacian
 
On Friday, May 6, Wabash River Trail Inc. announced ambitious plans for a 33-mile multi-use river walk, connecting Wabash, Huntington and Peru.
 
Starting in August, the group will be breaking ground with Phase I Sub-Phase I, which will pave a path through Lagro from the east side of Kerr Lock to the end of Basin Street.
 
Eventually, Phase I will span 6.6 miles, connecting Lagro to Wabash.
 
However, little to no information has been released on the second and third phases of the three-phase project. That lack of information has landowners in one of those phases – the stretch from Wabash to Peru – quite concerned.
 
Posted on 2016 May 31