Vt rec path revived two years after flooding
COLCHESTER ó Two year after Lake Champlain flooding destroyed part of it, the Colchester Causeway recreational path has been restored for bicyclists, runners, walkers and anglers.
The Colchester Causeway, along with a stretch to the north in South Hero, is a five-mile, unpaved northern portion of the Island Line Trail. It connects to the south to Colchesterís Airport Park and the 7.5-mile paved Burlington Bike Path.
Restoration work took place last year from May to October and cost $500,000.
Seventy-five percent of the money to repair the causeway came from FEMA, and 15 percent came from the state. The remaining 10 percent came largely from Burlington-based nonprofit Local Motion and an anonymous donor.MORE IN This Just InWASHINGTON ó Two senior Islamic State group leaders were killed in U.S. Full StoryVATICAN CITY ó Pope Francis rightly got credit for helping bring the U.S. Full StoryMAIDUGURI, Nigeria ó Islamic extremists killed 35 people and kidnapped at least 185 in an attack... Full Story
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