Wyden, Merkley Announce Millions for Transportation and Recreational Infrastructure Projects Within the Sunriver Area

The work has already begun on the multiuse path from Sunriver to Lava Lands visitor center… Over the past week or so numerous semi trucks have been driving back and forth in and out of Sunriver…

  • Lava Lands to Sunriver Multiuse Path – $1,877,000 This grant will fund the construction of a multiuse path to connect the Lava Lands Visitor Center, located within the Newberry National Volcanic Monument, to Benham Falls and the community of Sunriver. It will enhance the livability of Central Oregon, improve active transportation options to facilitate reduced driving and add substantially to the economic viability of the Sunriver and Bend communities.
  • Cascade Lakes National Scenic Byway : Welcome Station – $1,039,040 This project will construct a Welcome Station as a portal to public lands for over 2.5 million visitors each year and will create a multi-modal hub for alternative forms of transportation such as biking, hiking, Central Oregon bus transit and carpooling to byway sites. This project benefits the byway traveler with high quality recreation and visitor information, byway interpretation, and conservation. The Welcome Station will be located a key entry to the Cascade Lakes National Scenic Byway.

The project(s) is another awesome amenity that Sunriver will have to offer over other destination resort areas in Central Oregon. The project completion will  add more function and appeal to Sunriver and only helps home values in the Sunriver area. www.SunriverRealEstateNews.com

Update 4/4/2014: Work has already begun on the multiuse path from Sunriver to Lava Lands visitor center… Click here for updated information about the project.

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