Paint Creek Trailways Commission Invites Public to Help with Master Plan

Rochester, Michigan: The Paint Creek Trailways Commission recently began work on its 2020-2024 Paint Creek Trail Recreation Master Plan. An invitation is being extended to the public to share thoughts and ideas regarding potential trail improvements. In conjunction with the Paint Creek Trail planning consultant, Giffels Webster, we are inviting the public to participate in this process – as individuals, citizens, or as representation of trail user groups or organizations. Community participation is crucial, as this vital Master Plan process will help us forecast our current, short term, and long term trail facility needs and conditions. It will also allow…

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Request for Proposals – Signage Design Services

The Paint Creek Trailways Commission is seeking a qualified, experienced person or firm to design gateway signage, information stations, road crossing/safety signs, map signs, and wayfinding signs for the Paint Creek Trail that includes the addition of the Iron Belle Trail network logo. Selected person or firm may potentially manufacture the signs as well. The Signage Project is being funded by a Michigan Department of Natural Resources Iron Belle Trail grant fund, and local cash match. An applicant must submit one (1) copy of its proposal electronically by 3:00 p.m. on July 9, 2019 to manager@paintcreektrail.org, with “RFP Signage Design Services” as the…

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Trail Closure Notice

The Paint Creek Trail between Dutton and Silverbell Roads will be closed beginning TODAY Monday, June 17, 2019 for the Bridge 33.7 replacement project. This section of the trail will be closed until early September 2019. There is no detour. Please plan your visit to the Paint Creek Trail accordingly.

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Bridge 33.7 Construction Update – Trail Closure Notice

The Paint Creek Trail between Dutton and Silverbell Roads will be closed beginning Monday, June 17, 2019 for the Bridge 33.7 replacement project. This section of the trail will be closed until early September 2019. There is no detour. Please plan your visit to the Paint Creek Trail accordingly. During the week of June 10, 2019, construction equipment and supplies will be staged in the parking areas at Dutton and Silverbell Roads. Lots will remain open to the extent possible, however closure of the lots may be required based on the amount of equipment and supplies delivered. Please follow the…

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Paint Creek Trailways Commission seeks Interim Manager

Interim Trail Manager  Paint Creek Trailways Commission Rochester, MI May 21, 2019 The Trailways Commission established a part-time administrative position in the fall of 1991 in response to the increased activity, demand and duties of the Trail that came with increased use.  Currently, the Trail Manager works 24 hours per week.  Work is assigned to the Trail Manager by the Commission at monthly meetings or under the direction of the Chairperson.  The Trail Manager reports to the Trailways Commission Chair. The Trail Manager shall be conversant with modern office technology, with knowledge of MS Office. The Manager will maintain necessary…

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Paint Creek Trail Announces $400,000 Grant

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Gift Funds Replacement of Deteriorating 95-Year Old Bridge and the Resurfacing of the Entire Paint Creek Trail Rochester, Michigan: The Community Foundation of Greater Rochester has been awarded a $408,000 grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation for the benefit of the Paint Creek Trailways Commission. This grant will be used to fund two major projects on the Paint Creek Trail, a popular 8.9 mile regional rail trail and key link in Oakland County’s Oak Routes and Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail network. Funding from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation will enable the Trailways…

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Trail Closure Notice for March 18-20, 2019

The Paint Creek Trail between Dutton Road and Gallagher Road will be closed from Monday, March 18 to Wednesday, March 20. Crews will be trimming the trees and shrubs that are growing into the trail. Additionally, the Orion Township section of the Trail from Atwater St. to the Clarkston/Kern intersection will be intermittently closed for overhead tree trimming on Tuesday, March 19. The Oakland Township section of the Trail from the Clarkston/Kern intersection to Adams Rd. will be closed for overhead trimming on Wednesday, March 20.

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