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Valley News Dispatch

Bid sought for Butler-Freeport trail gates

Chuck Biedka
| Thursday, May 24, 2018, 4:30 p.m.

Bids soon will be sought for 10 gates for the Butler-Freeport Community Trail.

In April, Buffalo Township Supervisors obtained a $7,500 county grant and the trail board contributed the required $2,500 match for the work.

Trail board president Chris Ziegler told supervisors that the gates should be at least 12-feet wide.

She suggests gates that can be folded down very close to the ground to allow access by emergency vehicles or even large maintenance tractors.

The gates would have reflective tape on them.

“We need to do it once and do it right,” she told supervisors. Chuck Biedka is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-226-4711, cbiedka@tribweb.com or via Twitter @ChuckBiedka.

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