Shepard to Rollins Trail Project

Funding Fiscal Year: 
Construction 2019-2020
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$1.83 million
Funding Source:
GetAbout Phase II Funds
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Project Description: A 10-foot-wide concrete trail, starting at the east end of Rollins Street, crossing Hinkson Creek and connecting at the Bluffdale Drive cul-de-sac, will provide nonmotorized transportation access for students to the University of Missouri-Columbia campus in Ward 6. An additional trail connecting to Stadium Boulevard and the Hinkson Creek Trail will also be completed by Columbia Parks and Recreation. (For more information about the Hinkson Creek Trail connection visit Together the two trail projects will provide an important link in the north-south section of the 30-mile trail loop around Columbia, allowing residents north of I-70 access to the MKT Trail, the University campus and downtown Columbia.

Project Status: Emery Sapp and Sons plans to start construction of the project Nov. 1.

Project Manager: Allison Anderson, P.E.

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Oct. 18, 2019Project Timeline

March 19, 2019: The City began preliminary work on the trail project on March 19, 2019. The initial stage of the project was the removal of a limited number of trees. Of the 18 trees being removed, 14 were identified as being dead. Once trail construction is complete, the City will implement a tree restoration plan.

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