Blacksburg works for funding for mountain bike skills park

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BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) - The town of Blacksburg is moving forward with funding efforts for a one-of-a-kind bike park.

The town just submitted a grant request to the Federal Highway Administration for its mountain bike skills park.

The project is expected to cost about $300,000.

It will be built at Gateway Park, and will be the only one in the region.

Town leaders are taking public comments about the proposed park until September 5.