Hudson Valley Rail Trail Receives Grants to Extend Trail

The Town of Lloyd and the Hudson Valley Rail Trail in Highland, NY has received two different grants to extend the existing pathway. The Town of Lloyd was awarded a $1,930,000 grant from the New York State Department of Transportation Enhancement Program to extend the trail westward from the current ending point at Tony Williams Field to Route 299. The extension will be approximately one mile.

The Town of Lloyd also received a $802,000 grant from the Ulster County Municipal Planning Organization to provide funding to expand the trail eastward from Commercial Avenue, across Route 44/55, under Route 9W, to Mile Hill Road. This extension will also add approximately an extra mile to the trail.

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