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  • Officials celebrate groundbreaking for northern segment of Fall Line Trail

    Officials celebrate groundbreaking for northern segment of Fall Line Trail

    Henrico Citizen writes: Earlier this week, officials from Hanover, Henrico, and the Town of Ashland held a groundbreaking ceremony in Ashland to celebrate the start of construction on a 4.8-mile portion of the 43-mile Fall Line Trail. The section, currently called Design-Build Phase 1, will extend the northernmost existing completed section of the Ashland section…

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  • Hanover breaks ground on northern section of Fall Line Trail

    Hanover breaks ground on northern section of Fall Line Trail

    Community members, local leaders, and several organizations were in attendance on Tuesday, April 23 to officially break ground on Hanover’s section of the Fall Line Trail. It was a warm, sunny morning, and a number of those present had biked or walked to the event. The groundbreaking occurred on the Hanover side of the Ashland Trolley Line…

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  • Fall Line Trail project breaks ground on 5-mile Hanover segment

    Fall Line Trail project breaks ground on 5-mile Hanover segment

    Richmond BizSense writes: Another future section of the region-spanning Fall Line Trail has taken a step forward. A groundbreaking event was held Tuesday to ceremoniously mark the start of construction on the 4.8-mile stretch of the Fall Line that will go through Hanover County. The Fall Line is a planned 43-mile walking and bike trail…

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  • Hanover officials celebrate groundbreaking of Fall Line Trail

    Hanover officials celebrate groundbreaking of Fall Line Trail

    VPM writes: The county will soon start construction on a five-mile portion of the multi-use trail. Hanover County is the latest locality to break ground on its portion of a multiregional trail known as the Fall Line. Originally named the Ashland to Petersburg Trail, this 43-mile trail will connect several communities with a multi-use bike and…

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  • Hanover County breaks ground on Fall Line Trail

    Hanover County breaks ground on Fall Line Trail

    Richmond Times-Dispatch writes: The Fall Line Trail, billed as a “spine” for central Virginia, is set to grow another 4.8 miles with Hanover County announcing the start of construction for its portion of the trail. The planned 43-mile trail from Ashland to Petersburg is designed to connect “destinations to destinations” throughout the region as it winds its way…

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  • New 43-mile bike and hike trail is coming to Virginia: ‘Going to change the way people live’

    New 43-mile bike and hike trail is coming to Virginia: ‘Going to change the way people live’

    CBS 6 writes: For Ron Orr, who lives in Glen Allen, riding his bike — whether on the roadway or a trail — has a profound impact on his mental health. Orr was one of dozens of community members and advocates who attended the groundbreaking of the northernmost portion of the Fall Line Trail.

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  • April 2024 Update: Construction Begins on Fall Line Trail

    April 2024 Update: Construction Begins on Fall Line Trail

    Ground Breaking Alert! Virginia Department of Transportation and the jurisdictions of Ashland, Hanover and Henrico are hosting a ground breaking ceremony at 10 am April 23, 2024 at Carter Park in Ashland. And, you are invited to attend! The start of the design and construction of this phase of the trail will connect from Woodman…

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  • Fall Line organizers release vision for 43-mile, Ashland-to-Petersburg trail

    Fall Line organizers release vision for 43-mile, Ashland-to-Petersburg trail

    Richmond Times-Dispatch writes: Groups organizing the sprawling Fall Line Trail released a vision plan Monday, which outlines everything the trail could offer once fully complete — public artwork, urban and rural trail areas, recreation and car-less transportation. Read the Full Article

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  • Fall Line Vision Plan shows possibilities for upcoming trail

    Fall Line Vision Plan shows possibilities for upcoming trail

    RIC Today writes: The planning of the Fall Line Trail hit another milestone this week with the release of the Fall Line Vision Plan. The Sports Backers plan goes into the possibilities surrounding the trail in terms of new developments, amenities, and resources for communities. It also divides the trail into sections based on typologies, since the…

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  • Friends of the Fall Line Quarterly Meeting – January 2024

    Friends of the Fall Line Quarterly Meeting – January 2024

    Transcript 0:03 – all right good morning this is the January 2024 Friends of the fall line quarterly meeting um hope you have a 0:10 – Happy New Year and I want to say it’s also um an auspicious day for the the 0:15 – start of the general assembly session for 2024 um so…

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  • Henrico planning 2 more entrance points to Fall Line Trail

    Henrico planning 2 more entrance points to Fall Line Trail

    Richmond Times-Dispatch writes: Henrico County is planning two more entrance points to the Fall Line Trail, one at the Longdale Recreation Center and another on Mountain Road. Those sites are in addition to two trailheads already in the works at Athens Avenue and at Hermitage Road. The county’s Planning Commission will consider the two new…

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  • The Fall Line Trail takes first steps to a 43-mile, $300 million reality

    The Fall Line Trail takes first steps to a 43-mile, $300 million reality

    Richmond Times-Dispatch writes: The sprawling Fall Line Trail has been set in motion. When completed, it will connect seven central Virginia localities from Ashland to Petersburg by a paved walking and biking path. Organizers say the $300-plus million project will not only be an outdoor athlete’s dream but also could revolutionize travel across the region.…

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