Bikers rejoice! Lake Highlands will receive new bike trails following the approval of a 2-mile extension to the Lake Highlands Trail by Dallas city council at an Aug. 28 meeting.

The $8.2 million trail extension will connect Lake Highlands Trail to the White Rock Trail. The extension will begin at Harry Moss Park in the the west and run eastward through Arbor Park ending at Lake Highlands North Park, the Lake Highlands DART station is less than a half mile away.

As park of the project, streets including Church Road and Arborside Drive, will also get curb and gutter improvements. A boardwalk will divert the trail under Walnut Hill Lane traffic before reaching the power line right of way. The Abrams Road crossing will have a flashing pedestrian signals, according to Culture Map.