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Links still missing in Volusia County trails system
By Joe Crews
posted Jun 4, 2013 - 7:04:01am
Volusia County's interconnected system of paved recreational trails continues to be built in fits and starts — a segment here, another segment there.
Only about 22 miles of a planned 66 miles have been constructed, County Engineer Gerald Brinton told members of the Volusia Council of Governments in May.
Slow as it is, Brinton quipped, it's still going faster than the county's road-building efforts.
"It seems we have more trail money than road money today," he said.
If all goes well, it's possible all but two segments may be built by the end of 2015.
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