Ramsey receives $100,000 DNR grant

It will soon be easier to reach Central Park in Ramsey on foot or by bike.

The city of Ramsey has received a $100,000 Minnesota Department of Natural Resources grant to construct a 10-foot wide trail from Central Park (at 161st Avenue and Armstrong Boulevard), south to connect with the trail at Alpine Drive.

The city will be providing $194,800 toward the project, which will create a 1.2-mile trail along the east side of Armstrong Boulevard.

“This is… great news, as this will aid generally in more trails, but specifically providing more access to Central Park, the Game Fair, neighborhoods along Armstrong, The COR and the ever-increasing trail system,” said Mark Riverblood, city parks and assistant public works superintendent.

Construction is planned for 2013.

Tammy Sakry is at [email protected]