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Ecusta Trail Still Has Hurdles – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 11/29/2020 at 12:02pm

The race to build the Ecusta Trail is now officially on, after Conserving Carolina announced last week it reached an agreement with WATCO Companies over the purchase of the railroad corridor between Hendersonville and Brevard – an effort that took nearly 13 years. Much of the trail’s future is still to be decided, however.

Henderson County officials are further ahead of Transylvania County in terms of planning for the trail’s construction thanks to a $6.4 million grant from an N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) last year, and the first five “phases” of construction in Hender...

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