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Oxford Supports Trail Repairs
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Oxford Supports Trail Repairs

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Damage to property from Hurricane Dorian was not limited to populated areas, more damage can be seen off the beaten path.

Oxford Town Council offered its support to efforts to restore parts of the trail system around the town.

A washout just east of Water Street has been cordoned off awaiting repair by the Cumberland Trails Association that maintains the trail system.

Speaking for the trail group, Greg Nix says the repair in Oxford is estimated to cost three to five thousand dollars.

The Chief Administrative Officer says council has determined that the trails are important to the community. Rachel Jones says it is an important resource that brings a lot of people to Oxford.

Jones said the trails group asked for financial help and if accepted, they feel they can leverage the rest from the greater community.

Council agreed to give up to $2,500 and hope that repair work will be completed quickly.

The photo shows the trail tunnel under Main Street and the on-ramp of the Trans Canada Highway. The washout is further east.

The photo shows the magnitude of the problem and the need for an early repair.

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Gregory A Nix

Just to clarify, there are many partners that help manage the shortline trail in one way or another from Oxford to Tatamagouche. Cumberland Trails has the Letter of Authority and trusteeship of the Wallace River Bridge and works closely with DNR whom also partner and assist in trail maintenance. A key partner is the Sunrise ATV Club and the Route Six Snowmobile Club in conjunction with ATVANS and SANS to administer grants/funding applications. Another partner Communities, Culture and Heritage as well as the important contributions of our Municipality, The Town of Oxford, private donors and local contractors that understand the difficulties of raising funds in rural areas...may have worked long hours for free. The trail is truly in the hands of the Community. The extent of support can not be captured in this comment but hopefully the essence has been shared. We have discovered two more significant washouts near Oxford and one further towards Tatamagouche so bless eveyone that has made a donation to the Cumberland Trails Association and keep the donations flowing...as of this time, approximately 3000 is needed to reopen the trail and we gratefully thank The Town of Oxford for a much needed lift!

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