Extension work to start on DeLand’s Greenway Trail

DELAND, Fla. — DeLand’s Greenway Trail is getting an extension.

City officials said officials recently approved a contract with Valencia Construction Group Inc. to build the north extension of the Charles Paiva Greenway.


The trail currently runs from Earl Brown Park through downtown DeLand and ends near Stetson University at East Minnesota Avenue.

The north extension will will take the trail from East Minnesota Avenue up Garfield to U.S. 92.

Work is expected to begin by May 2023.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.