Iron Horse Trail Gap Closed in Livermore | New
The City of Livermore, the Zone 7 Water Agency and the Living Arroyos Program recently held a ceremony to celebrate the opening of a new segment of the Iron Horse Regional Trail on the south side of the Arroyo Mocho Canal between Isabel Avenue and the Murrieta Blvd.
The trail improvements close the one-mile gap on the Iron Horse Trail between Isabel Avenue and the existing trail segment behind the Heritage Estates senior care property on Stanley Boulevard, city officials said in a press release.
The project included approximately 5,000 feet of a 10-foot-wide asphalt concrete pathway with 2-foot shoulders and a new multipurpose pedestrian/bicycle bridge that crosses Murrieta Boulevard and connects to the existing pathway east of the boulevard. Murrieta, which officials expect will provide a safe crossing for trail users.
“The new segment of the Iron Horse Trail between Isabel Avenue and Murrieta Boulevard provides families in the local residential area, the senior community near Heritage Estates, and adventurous visitors with a safe and accessible paved multi-use trail to get active. year-round while enjoying the natural beauty of the recently completed Habitat Conservation Corridor along Arroyo Mocho,” city officials told Livermore Vine in an email.
The location of the Iron Horse Trail project aligned with the Zone 7 works had planned improvements to the flood control channel, called the Arroyo Mocho Stanley Reach Stabilization Project.