Grant will help bike trail reach from Madison to state line

by Emily Bisek –

Bicyclists will soon be able to travel between Madison and the Illinois border without leaving a bike path, thanks to a federal grant announced Monday.

Construction is expected to start this spring on a six-mile stretch of bike path extending the Badger State Trail in Fitchburg to the Capital City Trail in Madison. The completed trail will also provide riders an alternative to busy Seminole Highway.

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