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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.
DuPage River Trail Connections and Whalon Lake Shoreline Repairs
Project Name:
DuPage River Trail Connections and Whalon Lake Shoreline Repairs
Project Type: Development
Project Status: Completed
Project Location:
The project is located at Whalon Lake on Royce Road in DuPage Township.
Project Description:
The DuPage River Trail Connections and Whalon Lake Shoreline Repairs project will consist of the development of two trail connections linking the segment of the DuPage River Trail at Whalon Lake to the Bolingbrook Park District's Hidden Lakes Trout Farm, and to Paxon Drive and an existing street route leading to DuPage County's Green Valley Preserve. The project will also include improvements to the lake's shoreline.

Periodic trail closures will occur along the loop around the lake during construction. Notice of closures will be posted to the homepage of this website.

Work is planned for April 2015 through spring 2016.

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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