Scoping underway for Mt. Dewey trail extension
July 15, 2021
With over $450,000 in promised federal funding, the city will spend the next few months scoping out a possible extension of the Mt. Dewey trail.
“There are so many conditions or issues at play that affect our timeline,” Amber Al-Haddad, Wrangell capital facilities director, said. “Assuming we got that money in short order we would move forward and pursue the full engineering design of the project. … Our best case would be to see this project constructed in the summer of 2022.”
The proposed extension would connect to the trail somewhere along the mountain, Al-Haddad said. It would...