Tuesday, September 10, 2013

USBR 23 Is On Its Way

. . This week Bruce Day and Dave Shumaker sent this note to the mayors, administrators and stakeholders in Robertson,Sumner, Davidson, Williamson, Maury, Marshall, Lincoln counties and the cities of White House, Nashville, Franklin and Lewisburg who discussed, reviewed and approved the proposed route in each of their jurisdictions.  All these communities and counties submitted letters and/or resolutions of support for the USBR route 23.
. . USBR 23 is 154 miles long.  In addition, a 3.4 mile spur connects to the Natchez Trace Parkway in Davidson County.  Another 15.4 mile spur connects to Henry Horton State Park in Marshall county. 
. . This week Tennessee took a large step to secure its first US Bicycle Route.   Jessica Wilson, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, prepared and Commissioner John Schroer signed the application to AASHTO to create USBR 23 extending from the Kentucky state border in the north to the Alabama border in the south.   This application has now been formally submitted to AASHTO.  It will be reviewed during AASHTO's 2013 Annual Fall Meeting held in Denver, Colorado October 17-21.
. . We want to extend our thanks and appreciation to the scores of cycling individuals and clubs, city, county and state officials, and many other interested stakeholders that invested hundreds of hours creating, vetting, reviewing and approving this route.  We now look forward to its formal designation and implementation.  This will help make middle Tennessee an even more active and attractive place to live and destination to visit.


monsieur cannonball said...

Thanks Bruce and David. You guys are the dedicated and appreciated.

Tango Bravo said...

Great job guys.