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Veterans Woods Reopens Following Improvement Project

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Veterans Woods' two access areas – Roy F. Hassert Grove and Traders Corner – have reopened after being closed since late April for an improvement project.

Portions of each parking lot were removed and reconstructed. The remainder of the parking lots had the top layer of asphalt removed and replaced.

Also a paved 0.33-mile trail was constructed to link the two picnic groves, and internal walkways were upgraded.

Picnic permitting at the preserve, which was suspended during construction, has resumed.


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