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  • Celebrate Oro Valley's link to The Loop on March 14

    Mar 06, 2014 | Read More News
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    Oro Valley is celebrating a new link to The Loop on Friday, March 14, at a ribbon-cutting at Steam Pump Ranch, 10901 N. Oracle Road.

    Canada del OroThe town constructed a 0.7-mile multi-use path from First Avenue to Steam Pump Ranch and a bridge along the top of the Cañada del Oro Wash bank protection.

    The new segment connects 2.7 miles of shared-use path on the south side of the wash between La Cañada Drive and First Avenue and 1.85 miles of shared-use path between Steam Pump Ranch and Tangerine Road.

    The new connection allows cyclists and pedestrians to travel five miles between La Cañada Drive and Tangerine Road (or 10 miles round trip).

    Pima County has been developing The Loop around metro Tucson with links to Marana, Oro Valley, and South Tucson for residents and visitors on foot, bikes, skates, and horses. When completed, The Loop will total 131 miles and connect the Rillito, Santa Cruz, and Pantano River Parks with the Julian Wash and Harrison Greenways.

    Visit The Loop online or on Facebook for more information and for the latest maps and news about The Loop.