The City of Virginia Beach has been awarded a
$449,000 grant thatincludes preliminary design for the Nimmo Trail to Sandbridge and related trails to Back Bay National
Wildlife Refuge. This is HUGE! The City's official announcement is at
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT -click here.
understand that this grant
project is a study of alternatives, and Nimmo Trail is only one of several to be studied; however, the grant project will
complete some important steps in the preliminary planning and design for Nimmo Trail, with opportunities for you and our community
to participate and contribute.
of this detailed planning and costing phase could significantly enhance our chances of attracting construction
funding if cost projections are reasonable. The next phases will be public input, design work then to apply for a construction funding. The greater the detail and community support, the higher probability of receiving
Welcome to our community initiative!
Imagine a beautiful
day. Now imagine deciding to walk, run, hike, bike, skip, or stroll to the beach - to Sandbridge
specifically. Or if you live or are vacationing in Sandbridge imagine taking your bike to Rita's Ice, the library,
Wal-Mart or maybe an afternoon movie. Even better, imagine going through Back Bay National Wildlife
Refuge with all its beauty!