Conroe City Council members unanimously approved awarding a $460,771 contract Nov. 12 to Greenscapes Six LLC for the construction of a hike and bike trail along Alligator Creek from Roberson Park to Hwy. 75. The project also includes the design and construction of a new sidewalk along Bettes Street from Oak Hollow Drive to Candy Cane Park. The project will be substantially complete in 75 days and fully complete within 105 days, according to Tommy Woolley, director of capital projects and transportation for the city. During a Jan. 13, 2020, special meeting, council members chose Bleyl Engineering to design the trail project, which includes 2,000 linear feet of an 8-foot hike and bike trail.

Timeline: Nov. 12, 2020-early 2021

Cost: $460,771 (construction)

Funding source: city of Conroe