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One step closer to biker trail

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Local peddle pushers will soon have a new path to travel on.

Jonesboro has received a nearly two-million dollar grant to built a bike trail along the Crowley's Ridge Scenic Byway.

Supporters of the project say it's going to benefit more than just bicyclists!  It's going to help our economy.

Dr. Ruth Hawkins, "Studies have shown communities along byways can generate conservatively a minimum of a million dollars a year."

Doctor Hawkins says they are now looking at the possibility of extending the trail the entire length of Crowley's Ridge.

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