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Salem City Council authorizes construction of Greenway extension

New Greenway section will extend near Cook Drive

SALEM, Va. – The Salem City Council voted unanimously in favor of authorizing construction to extend the Roanoke Greenway.

The new section will extend the greenway out of Roanoke City, skirting along the back edge of properties on Cook Drive.

The green space will extend into Salem by about three-quarters of a mile.

Construction will begin this fall and be completed by next July.