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As an Oct deadline looms for Salt Lake Metropolis to resume get the job done on its new foothills trails, some path users and advisers say the Public Lands Department isn’t listening to their warnings of impending disaster.
The city’s foothills mostly include things like a free process of consumer-made trails and outdated upkeep roads. In an attempt to bring buy to the network, and improve options like indications and trailheads, Community Lands (formerly the Parks and Community Lands Division) established a learn approach to make new trails making use of ideal techniques and decommission unsustainable kinds.
But right after the section and its specialist manufactured the initially round of new paths around City Creek and the Avenues, numerous city residents and path buyers are significantly less than impressed.