Bicycle riders roll over state Route 162 on a former railroad bridge between South Prairie and Orting in 2004, which was later connected to the Foothills Trail. Another connection to the East Pierce trail system will be funded by an increased park impact fee expected to pass the Pierce County Council. It will fund more than $55 million for park and trail projects over the next 15 years.
Bicycle riders roll over state Route 162 on a former railroad bridge between South Prairie and Orting in 2004, which was later connected to the Foothills Trail. Another connection to the East Pierce trail system will be funded by an increased park impact fee expected to pass the Pierce County Council. It will fund more than $55 million for park and trail projects over the next 15 years. Peter Haley News Tribune file photo, 2004
Bicycle riders roll over state Route 162 on a former railroad bridge between South Prairie and Orting in 2004, which was later connected to the Foothills Trail. Another connection to the East Pierce trail system will be funded by an increased park impact fee expected to pass the Pierce County Council. It will fund more than $55 million for park and trail projects over the next 15 years. Peter Haley News Tribune file photo, 2004

A $55 million breakthrough for all who love Pierce County parks

September 26, 2016 12:44 PM

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