The Times Union reported on 12/20/15 that the Canal Corporation announced grants for the following Erie Canalway Trail-related projects:
Bicycle Related Project’s –
- Schenectady County: $75,000 – Repaving two miles of trail from the Mohawk River overlook east of Lock E-8 to the newly paved section at I-90 Exit 26 bridge over I-890.
- Green Island: $44,000 – Trail improvements on the former D&H Railroad bed, benches, lighting, and landscaping.
- Montgomery County: $100,000 – Trail improvements between Fort Hunter and Root to make a cohesive path with previously paved sections
Other Projects – Fonda: $30,000 – Canal side Park off S. Bridge St.; Niskayuna: $150,000 – Repairs and improvements in Aqueduct Park, including restrooms, stabilized walkways, increased dock, capacity, and boat storage; Halfmoon: $100,000 – Car-top boat launch at Crescent Park; and Fultonville: $50,000 – Dock extension on the Mohawk River section of the Erie Canal at the Mohawk River Scenic Overlook Waterfront Access Facility.