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The information below is provided to keep you informed about the Forest Preserve District of Will County's ongoing or recently completed land acquisition, restoration, and development projects.
Plum Valley Preserve - Burville Road Access Development
Project Name:
Plum Valley Preserve - Burville Road Access Development
Project Type: Development
Project Status: In Progress
Project Location:
The project is located at Plum Valley Preserve, on Burville Road east of Route 394 in Crete Township.
Project Description:
The Plum Valley Preserve - Burville Road Access Development project is planned to be a three-phase development of Plum Valley Preserve in Crete Township.

Phase 1 construction will consist of the development of: an access area off of Burville Road; a vehicular parking lot; an off‐leash dog park with three separate areas, each containing benches and a shelter; a picnic shelter to accommodate 50 people; an information board; and a natural surface trail around the dog park. This work is expected to begin in spring 2016 and continue through 2017.

Phases 2 and 3 are proposed to include extensions of the Plum Creek Greenway Trail and the development of an equestrian parking lot. A timeline for this work has not been determined.

For more information and to view a map of the project area, download the Project Fact Sheet and Mapping linked below.

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