VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — The City of Victorville will host an event to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Victorville Mojave Riverwalk on Nov. 2.
The Fun Run/Walk will begin at 9 a.m., the Ribbon Cutting will take place at 10 a.m., and the Inaugural Bike Ride will immediately follow the Ceremony.
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The California Department of Transportation [Caltrans] rather quietly last month pulled the plug on the long-in-the-works plans for the 63-mile Desert Corridor Freeway that was to link California State Route 14 in Palmdale and State Route 18 in Apple Valley.
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A recent court settlement spells the end for the planned High Desert Corridor Freeway. Bryn Lindblad, deputy director of Climate Resolve – one of the plaintiffs – calls the settlement “a victory for smart planning [and against] climate change.” Climate Resolve estimates that the freeway would have resulted in four million additional miles being driven every day. Those tailpipes would have contributed major greenhouse gas emissions, exacerbating the planet’s climate emergency.
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The next stage of the Mojave Riverwalk, a concrete bike trail along the Mojave River near the lower campus of Victor Valley College, is approaching completion. (See “City begins building Mojave Riverwalk.”)
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VICTORVILLE — Road work is expected over the next several months along a portion of Bear Valley Road as a Class 1 bike path is constructed.
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