The proposed Port Jefferson to Wading River trail is a 10-mile shared-use path to be built along the abandoned Long Island Rail Road right-of-way, currently owned by LIPA, which runs parallel to NYS Route 25A. The trail will run through the hamlets of Port Jefferson Station, Mount Sinai, Miller Place, Sound Beach, Rocky Point, Shoreham, East Shoreham, and Wading River. This project was originally proposed in 2001 as part of the federally funded Rails to Trails Conservancy, but was stalled by several political and regulatory obstacles. The money earmarked for the project years ago was on the edge of being repurposed until Chuck Schumer and Lee Zeldin worked together to revive the project.
Thanks to our friends at C.L.I.M.B. for years of work to make this transformative shared-used recreational path a reality.
A Public Information meeting will be “open house" style with maps displaying the proposed trail path. Representatives from the Suffolk County Department of Public Works and the Police Department will be available to answer questions.
Thursday, March 15th ~ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Miller Place High School, 15 Memorial Drive, Miller Place, NY
Written comments will be accepted. For more information, contact Legislator Anker’s office at 631-854-1600.