Garden Grove to close bike and pedestrian trail during improvements

Efficient instantly by means of Tuesday, December 1, 2020, the Backyard Grove Congressional Medal of Honor Bike and Pedestrian Path, from Stanford Avenue to Brookhurst Avenue, will endure enhancements inflicting momentary closures. Closures will happen in 4 phases:

  • Nelson Avenue to Stanford Avenue, by means of October 13
  • Stanford Avenue to Nutwood Avenue, from October 14 by means of October 23
  • Nutwood Avenue to Lampson Avenue, from October 26 by means of November 11
  • Lampson Avenue to Brookhurst Avenue, from November 12 by means of December 1

The advance venture consists of the set up of recent irrigation and landscaping, together with planting 363 timber alongside the bike and pedestrian path. Made attainable by a grant from the California Division of Forestry and Hearth Safety (CAL FIRE), the venture is a part of the Metropolis’s 40-year City Forest Administration Plan (UFMP) that may act as a information for rising and sustaining an city forest in Backyard Grove.
Consistent with the Metropolis’s Re:Think about Backyard Grove efforts and increasing on the Energetic Streets Grasp Plan, the path enhancements additional the Metropolis’s purpose to create more healthy and extra linked open areas.

In 2014, the bike and pedestrian path was first launched on the inaugural “Re:Think about Backyard Grove-Open Streets” occasion. The ¼-mile path, situated on the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) Pacific Electrical Proper-of-Manner, gave occasion attendees the chance to bike, stroll, or skate from Nelson Avenue to Stanford Avenue uninterrupted by site visitors.

In 2016, the California Division of Transportation (Caltrans) awarded an Energetic Transportation Program grant to the Metropolis to increase the path to Brookhurst Avenue, creating an approximate 1-mile bike- and pedestrian-friendly path.

On the June 9, 2020 Backyard Grove Metropolis Council assembly, the Backyard Grove Metropolis Council authorized the official naming of the path because the “Congressional Medal of Honor Bike and Pedestrian Path” in honor of Backyard Grove’s Congressional Medal of Honor recipients.

The path will absolutely reopen after the final phase is full, on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, with an official unveiling tentatively scheduled for January 2021.

For extra details about the UFMP and to view the venture map, go to or name 714-741-5135.

Garden Grove to close bike and pedestrian trail during improvements
Map of tentative dates for enhancements to Backyard Grove bike and pedestrian path. Map courtesy of the Metropolis of Backyard Grove.

The article and map above have been launched by the Metropolis of Backyard Grove.

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