Acme ↔︎ Elk Rapids

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Design for Acme to Elk Rapids Underway

2/15/2020

Work is underway in the design development phase for Acme to Elk Rapids. Despite the early winter conditions, significant progress was made and the goal is to be meeting with landowners and community leaders about

Preliminary Design Approved for Acme to Elk Rapids

6/17/2019

On June 17, 2019, the Elk Rapids Village Council unanimously voted to support the preferred alignment of the Acme to Elk Rapids Segment of the Traverse City to Charlevoix Trail. The preferred alignment was developed

First Trailhead Opens in Acme

5/18/2019

The newly developed Bayside Park in Acme is the first official trailhead for the TC↔CHX Trail. The grand opening for the beautiful waterfront park and trailhead was held on May 18 following years of hard work spearheaded by Acme

Public Open House

2/27/2019

A Public Open House was held on February 27 at the Williamsburg Event Center. TART Trails and the design team from Prein & Newhof provided presentations on the design plans thus far and reviewed the

Landowner Outreach Sessions

1/22/2019

On Tuesday, January 22nd, TART Trails hosted outreach sessions for landowners adjacent to the proposed TC ↔ CHX Trail routes between Acme and Elk Rapids. The two sessions were well attended with 45 participating in

Stakeholder Advisory Group Meeting

11/01/2018

A Stakeholder Advisory Group meeting was held on November 1, 2018 in the Old Council Chamber in Elk Rapids. Representatives attended from Antrim County, Antrim County Road Commission, Elk Rapids Township, Village of Elk Rapids,

Local Agency Group Meeting

9/05/2018

Representatives from Antrim County, Grand Traverse County, Antrim County Road Commission, Grand Traverse County Road Commission, Acme Township, Elk Rapids Township, Village of Elk Rapids, MDOT and the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

Public Open House

8/22/2018

A Public Open House was held on August 22, 2018 at the Elk Rapids Harbor Pavilion. TART Trails provided a presentation on the proposed TC ↔ CHX Trail and the preliminary design process for the

Landowner Listening Sessions

8/09/2018

A series of four Landowner Listening Sessions were held in August 2018. Invitations were sent to property owners adjacent to the proposed trail routes in Elk Rapids Township and Acme Township in July 2018 (over

State Provides 2.4M to Support the Trail

8/01/2018

The approved State of Michigan budget included $2.4 million to support trail development along the TC-CHX corridor. Thanks to the support of local and state partners, including MDOT and MDNR,  along with Senator Wayne Schmidt