Construction and Design

 

Jane Addams Trail - Illinois

Illinois' Jane Addams Trail

New trails constructed on railroad corridor.

With RTP funding assistance, 10 miles of aggregate-surface trail were constructed on a former Illinois Central Railroad corridor in northwestern Illinois.

Twenty-one railroad bridges, comprising over 1,400 total linear feet, were renovated with timber decking and 42 inch railings. Two farm equipment/animal crossings were installed with multi-gate systems.

The trail has been developed due to the hard work of an energetic group of trail enthusiasts, including snowmobilers and bicyclists, many other environmentally-oriented individuals, and staff from several different government agencies.


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