Detours in Dayton

Updated September 13, 2021

Please see our network-wide alert regarding trail amenities during the COVID-19 emergency in Ohio. 

Please see another notice about a detour near Carillon Park along the Great Miami River Trail.

A project to replace the Third Street Bridge has the trail closed beneath the bridge project. A detour will route cyclists onto city bike lanes, share-the-road routes or sidewalks through Fall 2021 in downtown Dayton; see picture below for the detour options. The "Pedestrian Route (west bank of the river) uses city sidewalk for a significant portion of the route - bicyclists are encouraged to walk their bikes. The Pedestrian Route uses the "bike stairs" in Sunrise MetroPark. A fully accessible route is also shown, using the new ramp in front of the Dayton Art Institute. The trail will be closed on both banks of the river for the Third Street Bridge replacement (orange dots)

September 13, 2021: A recent water main break has caused a partial collapse of the trail inside the current closure area. It all the more vital that trail users observe the closure and use the posted detours.

Click on photo below for downloadable PDF version.

Trails Affected: 
Great Miami River Trail


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