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Sunset Greenway Trail Reopened

Walkers and cyclists can once again enjoy beautiful views overlooking the Missouri River.

The Sunset Greenway in Florissant has been officially re-opened for people to explore and enjoy. In June 2013, an 80-foot section of the trail in Sunset Park collapsed, making a portion of the trail impassible.

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National Park Service Awards Contract for North Gateway Construction to Kozeny-Wagner, Inc.

Gateway Arch parking garage to close permanently December 1; Arch will remain open to visitors.

The National Park Service announced today that Kozeny-Wagner, Inc. of Arnold, Missouri was awarded a $10.27 million contract to complete the North Gateway component of the CityArchRiver project.

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Is St. Louis Ready for Bike Share?

Citizen Input Welcome at November 13th Bike Share Open House

Great Rivers Greenway is offering area residents a final opportunity to weigh in on the feasibility of a Bike Share system in St. Louis at an open house scheduled for Thursday, November 13th from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Schlafly Branch Library. (225 North Euclid Ave. at Lindell Blvd.)

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Conceptual Alignment of St. Vincent Greenway in Wellston and Pagedale is Ready to Go!

Community feedback shapes route for vital greenway connection linking Forest Park to University of Missouri -St. Louis

For more than six months, Great Rivers Greenway has been working with Beyond Housing and Forum Studio to gather community feedback to develop the route for the St. Vincent Greenway through Wellston and Pagedale. This new, two- mile section will connect the existing segments to the north and south; making it possible to walk or bike all the way from Forest Park to the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

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River des Peres Trash Bash Volunteers Remove Five Dump Trucks Full of Trash from Watershed!

Annual cleanup helps maintain health of St. Louis waterways.

On October 18th, a record breaking 300 volunteers joined forces for the 6th Annual River des Peres Trash Bash. In less than four hours, the hardworking crew removed an incredible amount of trash, scrap metal and tires from rivers and creeks in the River des Peres Watershed. The final tally included 4.2 tons of trash, 1000 pounds of scrap metal and more than 100 tires!

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Bike St. Louis Phase III Construction Hits the Halfway Mark!

In early September, crews began adding an additional 40 miles of street routes for bicycles and upgrading 60 miles of the existing Bike St. Louis network. On October 16, the project hit the halfway mark with 50 miles done!

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Plans for St. Vincent Greenway in Pagedale and Wellston are Ready to Go!

Come see the new route at the Beyond Housing Community Health Fair October 25th

Over the past several months, we have been working with Beyond Housing to gather input from residents, businesses and other stakeholders in Wellston and Pagedale to help guide us as we create the route for the St. Vincent Greenway between the MET Center to the existing trail in St. Vincent County Park.

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Great Rivers Greenway and the City of St. Louis Announce Bike St. Louis Phase III Construction Underway

Crews creating 40 new miles of street routes for bikes and upgrading 60 miles of existing network

Great Rivers Greenway and the City of St. Louis are pleased to announce that Bike St. Louis Phase III construction is underway. In early September, crews began to add an additional 40 miles of street routes for bicycles and upgrade 60 miles of the existing Bike St. Louis network.

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CityArchRiver Construction Progress Continues

Updated Schedule and Details on Visitor Experience during Construction.

Partner organizations coordinating the CityArchRiver project, a transformational renovation of the Gateway Arch grounds and its surroundings, released an updated construction schedule today that outlines tentative dates for the start and completion of remaining project components.

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Sixth Annual River des Peres Trash Bash Scheduled for October 18th

Last year's volunteers cleared eight tons of debris from rivers and creeks within the River des Peres Watershed in under four hours.

Great Rivers Greenway District, in partnership with the River des Peres Watershed Coalition, Missouri Stream Team, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, and Saint Louis Forward is inviting area residents to join them in their fight to clean up the rivers and creeks within the River des Peres watershed.

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