The Burke-Gilman Trial has been open for weeks, but now King County is making it official (though you may have to leave work early to catch it):
Join us on March 13 at NE 165th St and the trail. Ribbon cutting ceremony will begin shortly after 4 p.m. Learn more about the construction project and all the awesomeness of the newly redeveloped segment!
Things could certainly have gone more smoothly for the over-budget and delayed project. But the new world-class trail is the result of a decade of work and tons of negotiation with various friendly and unfriendly local governments.
The project repaved the oldest segment of the trail. After 30 years, the trail edges were crumbling and simple repairs were not possible due to foundation issues. The new trail should not need significant repairs for decades.
Ribbon cutting location: