Breaking New Ground

7 May


I am very excited for this project, and am really excited to see things moving forward! Clear Creek offers so much recreationally and scenically, I’ll be glad to see this project finished!

Originally posted on Peaks to Plains Trail:

IMG_1278 Ready to dig

On April 23, Clear Creek and Jefferson County Commissioners broke ground with gold-painted shovels on the portion of the Peaks to Plains Trail in Clear Creek County. Work on this 2-mile section is being managed by the Clear Creek County Open Space Commission and staff.

All six County Commissioners from both counties christened the project with enthusiastic words of support for the intra-county project. The groundbreaking ceremony was held at the west entrance to the Oxbow, just west of Tunnel #5.

photo Shovels ready

Clear Creek County Open Space Commission Chair Marion Jennings served as master of ceremonies. The event was well attended with key people from both counties as well as project supporters. Attendees included the Jefferson County and Clear Creek County Administrators, Ralph Schell and Tom Breslin; a representative from Great Outdoors Colorado; board members and staff from the Clear Creek Land Conservancy; staff from both county open space programs; members of…

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2 Responses to “Breaking New Ground”

  1. vcello7 May 7, 2014 at 4:36 pm #

    Yeah — this sounds wonderful!!!

    • aveena May 7, 2014 at 9:51 pm #

      Yeah, I’m excited! Should be fun to see the progress they make in the coming months/years.

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