About | Free Trial

Last Update

2013-10-21T00:00:00.000Z

This profile was last updated on . .

Is this you? Claim your profile.

Background Information

Employment History

President
Kanawha Trestle Trail Project

Member of the Friends
Kanawha Trestle Trail Project

President
Friends

Spokesman
Friends

President
Mountain State Wheelers Bicycle Club

Advocacy Coordinator
Mountain State Wheelers Bicycle Club

Affiliations

Member
Land Trust

Co-Chairman of Committee
Neighborwoods

Co-Chairman of the City's Greenways Committee and Member
Friends

Co-Chairman of the Committee
Greenways

Web References (30 Total References)


Charleston Bridge (Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad) | Bridges & Tunnels

bridgestunnels.com [cached]

Heading up the project is Charleston City Councilman Lewis Payne, co-chairman of the city's Greenways Committee, longtime trail enthusiast Dennis Strawn, also a Greenways co-chairman, and James Hemme, an engineer with GAI Consultants.(1) The Mountain State Wheelers bicycle club of Charleston has also been proactive in the project.(5)

...
Dennis Strawn, a member of the Friends of the Kanawha Trestle Trail Project, stated that enough money had been secured from the state and federal governments to restore the Kanawha River crossing, with a projected cost of $2.5 million.(2) The project had secured $800,000 in federal funds through State Representative Shelley Capito, a $475,000 as a commitment from the city, and a $100,000 federal grant for a total of about $1.3 million.(3)(6) A $50,000 state participation grant secured by Kanawha County legislatures in 2008 was used to do a design study for the East End portion of the trail and the Whipple Bridge.


"The trestle across the Kanawha River ...

www.wsaz.com [cached]

"The trestle across the Kanawha River is phase one," Dennis Strawn, president of the Kanawha Trestle Trail said.

...
"The trail is only literally about four miles long but it connects everything in Charleston," Strawn said.
The project will cost about $3.2 million dollars. Strawn says the federal government sets aside money specifically for walking and biking trails.


Bike path advocate Dennis ...

www.dailymail.com [cached]

Bike path advocate Dennis Strawn, also a member of the Land Trust, agreed:


Bicycle activist Dennis ...

www.dailymail.com [cached]

Bicycle activist Dennis Strawn described bike path as "wonderful," adding, "It is going to be tremendous.

...
Bicycle activist Dennis Strawn described bike path as "wonderful," adding, "It is going to be tremendous.
...
Strawn likened the Route 60 bike path to the portion of the Pinelleas Trail that runs through downtown Clearwater, Fla.
Strawn is co-chairman of NeighborWoods, formerly known as the Greenways Committee. He also is a member of the Charleston Land Trust and is active in the Mountain State Wheelers Bicycle Club.


"This trail isn't stopping any school ...

www.wsaz.com [cached]

"This trail isn't stopping any school from being built, not stopping any sewer water or road project," said Dennis Strawn with the Friends of the Kanawha Trestle Trail.

Similar Profiles

Other People with this Name

Other people with the name Strawn

Kelsi Strawn
Bullard Independent School District

Charles Strawn
IBEW Local 433

Scott Strawn
IDC Company

Betty Strawn
Mercer Health

Kenny Strawn
SunStream Video Productions

Browse ZoomInfo's Business Contact Directory by City

Browse ZoomInfo's
Business People Directory

Browse ZoomInfo's
Advanced Company Directory