Board OKs budget change for Major Trail Project

RIVERSIDE - The Board of Supervisors today authorized an increase in the budget for a major trail project in Riverside County, spanning 16 miles from Menifee to Hemet, two segments of which have already been completed and opened to the public. In a 5-0 vote without comment, the board formally adopted an amendment to the original Salt Creek Trail Project budget, raising it by $157,000, all of which will be reimbursed to the county as part of an agreement with the Regional Park & Open Space District, one of several entities spearheading the development. The total project budget is now $8,141,868, though it's uncertain whether all of the funds will need to be expended. Work on the east-west Salt Creek Trail got underway in the first half of 2020, and since that time a four-mile segment
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