Milwaukee Trail through Toole Park temporarily closed

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The Milwaukee Trail will be closed for the next eight weeks as crews install a wider trail over a .14 mile stretch.

Crews dig a hole near the trail.

Jordan Hansen

The Milwaukee Trail through Toole Park will be closed for the next eight weeks as a new, wider trail will be installed over a .14 mile stretch of the path. 

The trail work is the result of a public-private partnership with developer and property owner Cole Bergquist of The Reed LLC, who is building a condominium project on South Fourth Street in the University District.

Approval for that project came in January 2020 after significant opposition by neighbors in the area. 

In April of this year, Missoula City Council approved an easement request by the The Reed LLC to move overhead power

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