Construction continues on Lakes Basin multi-use path

Press release

The Town would like to notify the public that a multi-use path, including road realignment on Around Lake Mary Loop Road from Lake Mary Road to Lake George Road is currently taking place in the Lakes Basin.

Lake Mary Road to Lake George Road Multi-Use Path Project

Trucking will continue from Monday, August 1 to Friday, August 5. No access will be provided to pedestrian and vehicular traffic from the Lake Mary Campground to Lake George Road. Please detour around Lake Mary entering and exiting through the western entrance of Around Lake Mary Loop Road.

On Wednesday, August 10, the installation of a pedestrian bridge is to occur across Lake Mamie Outfall, near the intersection of Lake George Road and Around Lake Mary Loop Road. Due to the size of the crane and size of the bridge, Lake George Road as well as the Around Lake Mary Loop Road and Lake George Road intersection will be closed for one to two hour increments from 7:00am to 5:00pm.

Please adjust your travel schedule and consideration for all parking in Lake George to avoid conflicts with construction.

Work will be continue until October 2016 and intermittently affect pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

If you require further information or have issues during the construction please feel free to contact: Jamie Robertson, Assistant Engineer at(760) 965-3653.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

 

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Tinner
Tinner
6 years ago

Hooray! I had a close call with a speeding car on this short little section of narrow road, some cars drive WAY WAY too fast in the lakes basin and I wish it would be patrolled more often…or build more multi use trails. “Multi use” does this mean electric bicycles… Read more »

sugarmags
sugarmags
6 years ago
Reply to  Tinner

The trail is for pedestrians and cyclists, for the most part. They need to fix it though, good multi use trails have the different user types face different directions when they use the trail ie. pedestrians stay to the left of the center line, cyclist to the right. THat way… Read more »

Tinner
Tinner
6 years ago
Reply to  sugarmags

I’ve been riding that trail since its been there and have never had an issue with pedestrians, I call out “bike” and pass them wherever they are not standing or walking and say thank you as I pass them. I have no issues if a group of pedestrians walks across… Read more »

sugarmags
sugarmags
6 years ago
Reply to  Tinner

My suggestion and observations still holds true. Most multi-user trails have pedestrians and cyclists ride/walk in the opposite directions, which increases awareness and safety. Many pedestrians are aware that there is a center line and that there are other users. Many are not and accidentally step right in the cyclists… Read more »