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Bellefonte to Milesburg Trail Feasibility Study & Pre Construction Analysis
Bellefonte to Milesburg Feasibility Study Public Meeting #2 Presentation December 6, 2018

Milesburg_Bellefonte_Trail_Concept_Corridor_Presentation.jpgPress Release: Public Meeting on the Bellefonte to Milesburg Trail Feasibility Study

Press Release: Public Input Session on the Bellefonte to Milesburg Trail Feasibility Study

Agenda for Public Meeting February 22, 2018 - Bellefonte to Milesburg Feasibility Study
Map to Meeting Location Address: 236 West Lamb Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823

The Centre County Board of Commissioners, in collaboration with Bellefonte Borough and a number of community organizations have decided to pursue the development of a new, approximately 2.5 mile, multi-purpose trail (or other facility type) connecting Bellefonte and Milesburg Boroughs in Centre County. It is envisioned to follow the internationally acclaimed Spring Creek and the historic alignment of the Bald Eagle and Spring Creek Canal.

The first step of this process is the completion of a comprehensive feasibility study & pre-construction analysis. The resulting document will define a facility type (multi-purpose trail, shared use path, on/off road, etc.), a preferred alignment and outline required permitting, easements, right-of-way acquisitions and any environmental/historic/prehistoric impacts requiring study. It will also provide specific and very detailed cost estimates for engineering, acquisition, environmental clearance, utility relocation, permitting and construction.

Obtaining a "Request for Proposals"

A copy of the “Request for Proposals” may be obtained, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, from:

Centre County Planning and Community Development Office
Willowbank Office Building – Third Floor
420 Holmes Street
Bellefonte, PA 16823.

An electronic copy may also be obtained by phone or email request to:

Mike Bloom, Senior Planner
Phone: 814-355-6791

Sealed proposals must be received no later than 4:00 pm EST on Monday, March 13, 2017. 

Optional Pre-Bid Meeting

An optional pre-bid meeting to discuss the project scope of work will be held at 10:00 am EST on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the following location:

Centre County Commissioners Meeting Room (146)
Willowbank Office Building
420 Holmes Street
Bellefonte, PA 16823

Anticipated Key Dates:



Advertised Publicly

    February 10

Optional Pre-Bid Meeting

    February 22 (10:00 am EST)

Proposals Due

    March 13 (4:00 pm EST)

Proposals Announced

    March 14 (Commissioner Meeting)

Proposal Evaluations

    March 14 - March 22

Consultant Interviews (If needed)

    March 29 & March 30

Selection by Commissioners

    April 4 (Commissioner Meeting)

Contract Negotiations

    April 5 – April 11

CFA Review of Contract

    April 11 – April 25

Contract Execution by Commissioners

    May 2 (Commissioner Meeting)

Notice to Proceed

    May 3

Completion of Service

    April 30, 2018 (or earlier)

Additional Project Information:

Key Reference Documents: