Sudbury: Rail trail officially in pipeline for construction funds

SUDBURY – Decades later, the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail is another step closer to reality.

A regional planning body on Thursday placed the project in the queue to receive $8 million in state and federal construction money in fiscal 2022.

The 4.6-mile walking and biking path would run north-to-south between Boston Post Road and the Concord town line. It is one piece of what advocates hope will one day be a 25-mile path connecting Lowell and Framingham.

This article appeared in the Friday, May 26th edition of the Sudbury Town Crier.

Read the complete article here.

Posted in Trail News, Trail Status

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