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Chieftain Trail Phase II Groundbreaking Ceremony

Posted by jjones-lacy at Oct 23, 2013 04:35 PM |
A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for Chieftain Trail Phase II on Friday, November 1st at 4 p.m. at Magnatech Park (corner of Pleasant and Tonganoxie Road).

Mayor Jason K. Ward and the City Council invite citizens of Tonganoxie, Leavenworth County and trail enthusiasts alike to join them for a groundbreaking ceremony.

Phase II of Chieftain Trail will begin at Magnatech Park and travel northeast along Tonganoxie Road and south on Laming to Woodfield Drive. The trail extension is nearly 1.3 miles long and connects to another 1.2 miles of existing trails.

Chieftain Trail Phase II  will provide important connectivity and safe access from the downtown business district and schools to the neighborhoods north of Hwy 24. The new trail will include a pedestrian bridge over Tonganoxie Creek enhancing the aesthetic of the trail to create a scenic and enjoyable path for trail users.

For more information including media inquiries, contact Jennifer Jones-Lacy at 913-845-2620 ext. 1104 or

Chieftain Trail Phase II is made possible through the Kansas Department of Transportation and Transportation Enhancement grant funding.