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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Work will soon begin on the expansion project for the Blue River Trail in Columbia City.
The cityâ€™s Board of Works and Public Safety approved a $34,500 bid from Niblock to begin another phase of the trailâ€™s expansion, which will extend it from Main Street to Line Street.
The trailâ€™s route will cover approximately two city blocks via Vine Street.
The city received three bids for the project, with Niblockâ€™s being the lowest. It was requested of the contract company that work be completed by the end of September, 2013.
â€śThis has been one of my pet projects for this year,â€ť said Mayor Ryan Daniel.
Daniel said the plan is to eventually have the trail connect Morsches Park to DeVol Field.
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