Friends of the Cheat applies for grant to build a rail trail

KINGWOOD  —Friends of the Cheat (FOC) is applying for a $3 million grant to build a rail trail along the Cheat River.
If approved, the Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) grant will also include converting the former railroad bridge at the old Patriot Mine cleaning plant to foot traffic, money for two-year internships and grants to help the  AML-impacted towns of Kingwood, Rowlesburg and Tunnelton.

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