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Work on new Iron Belle segment continues

By RICHARD JENKINS

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BESSEMER TOWNSHIP — Work continues on building the next segment of the non-motorized Iron Belle Trail, which will extend the existing trail from Moore Street in Bessemer to Ramsay.

Construction on the segment started June 1 and the trail’s subgrade has been constructed, most of the necessary culverts have been installed and gravel has been put down on most of the trail.

“We are hoping for paving by around Aug. 1 or so,” said Paul Anderson, a project manager with Coleman Engineering who is overseeing the project.

Once complete, the trail...