Public input wanted for proposed Ohio River Trail

An open house meeting is planned this Thursday to discuss a segment of the Ohio River Trail facility planned to extend from Collins Avenue to Corbin Street between Riverside Drive (Eastern Avenue) and the Ohio River.

The Ohio River Trail is a six mile hike and bike trail running generally along the Ohio River from Lunken Airport to the City of Cincinnati's urban core. Several segments of the Trail have already been constructed and other segments are in various stages of planning, design, or construction.

The open house will be hosted by the City of Cincinnati Department of Transportation Engineering, and  Kleingers & Associates. The event will be held on Thursday, April 14th, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the LeBlond Recreation Center located at 2335 Riverside Drive in the East End neighborhood of Cincinnati.

Organizers say the open house meeting is an opportunity for the public to review the project goals and the results of the initial environmental and engineering evaluations, to learn about the project process and schedule, and to provide input on the character and location of the trail facility within the defined corridor between Riverside Drive and the Ohio River.

The Ohio River Trail project takes into account the proposed bike facility on Riverside Drive. At the meeting, City DOTE staff and project team members will be available to answer questions and comment sheets will be available. After the meeting, comments can be submitted to Nathan Moore at Kleingers & Associates, Inc., 6305 Centre Park Drive, West Chester, Ohio 45069.

For more information about the project or open house meeting and/or to request special accommodations to facilitate your participation, contact: Nathan Moore, Kleingers & Associates at (513) 779-7851 or or contact: Morgan Heilman, City of Cincinnati DOTE at 513-352-5285.

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