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This 52.5-mile long, non-motorized rail trail located along the former Allegheny Valley Railroad corridor along the eastern bank of the Allegheny River and northern banks of the Kiskiminetas River in Armstrong, Clarion, and Westmoreland counties is on the main spine of the emerging 270-mile Erie to Pittsburgh Trail. Rich in local history, trail users will find remnants of villages, iron furnaces, train stations, a coaling tower, tunnels, an 1899 railroad bridge, and a railroad turntable along the trail. Flora and fauna blossom and bound along the trail, creating a colorful and lively show throughout the seasons.

Currently, 48 miles (43 continuous miles) are open for use and have been improved with crushed limestone or asphalt surfaces. Ongoing rehabilitation projects continue on the Brady Tunnel in 2024, which will connect the southern section of the trail to the northern five miles. Phase IIIb will start in January 2024 and continue to July, while Phase IIIc — the final phase — will start in May and wrap up in mid/late 2024.

Additionally, 10-miles of the newly acquired corridor from Rosston to Schenley is open. **Please note crossing the live tracks on the southern side of the Kiskiminetas Bridge to access the Tredway Trail is not only UNSAFE but ILLEGAL. Crossing live tracks is trespassing and a federal offense.

The 4-mile stretch from Schenley to Leechburg remains under construction. The ballast is still in place Anticipate completion Summer 2024.

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