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Trail Updates

April 2006

Trail Extends into Sheboygan County!- Last Fall, Sheboygan County completed paving an extension of the Interurban Trail from the Ozaukee County line to Cedar Grove.  Click here for more details. 

Trail Project Timeline- Ozaukee County staff and Bloom Consultants are currently working with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation on re-design and re-engineering to receive bridge plan approvals.

Trail & Bike Events

May 20th: Pig-to-Pig Walk Help raise money for Family Sharing of Ozaukee County’s Food Pantry on May 20, 2006.   Start from either Olsen’s Piggly Wiggly in Cedarburg or Godin’s Piggly Wiggly in Mequon.  Enjoy a scenic 5-mile walk on the Ozaukee Interurban Trail.  Buses will be in both parking lots to take walkers back to their original starting point at no charge from 8:30AM-11:30AM.  Buses will also be available at Alliance Bible Church and on Freistadt Road.  Click here (PDF) for a registration form.  Click here for information on Family Sharing of Ozaukee County.

May 21st: Tour de Cure is a series of cycling events held in more than 80 cities nationwide to benefit the American Diabetes Association.  The 16th annual ride will start with a rousing send off from their new location at Grafton High School. From there you will enjoy some of the most beautiful scenery in Southeastern Wisconsin.  10K to 100K routes are available for avid cyclists and recreational riders and all of their routes will be using a portion of the Ozaukee Interurban Trail.  Click here for more details. 

June 4th:  Miller Lite Ride for the Arts- Be a part of this year's Miller Lite Ride for the Arts as it celebrates its 26th annual event to benefit the United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF), among the nation's largest united performing arts funds.  The 75-mile route will include sections on the Ozaukee Interurban Trail!  Click here for more details. 

September 17th: 2nd Annual BIKE FOR WISCONSIN RIDE Enjoy bicycling on the beautiful rural roads around Cedarburg while raising funds for the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin! 100% of the proceeds benefit our efforts to make Wisconsin a better place to bicycle.  Click here for more details. 

300 Club Celebration– Chris Kegel, Mayor Nuernberg and Kit Keller pose in front of a picture of the proposed bridge over I-43. The Ozaukee Interurban Trail Advisory Council would like to thank Chris Kegel and his family for hosting the 300 Club Celebration.
here to see more pictures.
Bicycle Safety

Each year, more than 500,000 people in the US are treated in emergency departments, and more than 700 people die as a result of bicycle-related injuries.  Learn more about the problem of bicycle related injuries and what you can do to prevent them by visiting the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control enter for Injury Prevention and Control.  Click here for more details.

Upcoming Trail Advisory Council Meetings

April 18, 2006
1:00 PM
Meetings are open to the public
Ozaukee County Administration Center Auditorium

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For a free Ozaukee County Tourism Guide and Trail Map, contact:
Ozaukee County Tourism Council (1-877-875-7795) or your local Ozaukee Chamber of Commerce.
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