Photo by Danny Fulgencio

On Oct. 11, the Dallas City Council increased the Lake Highlands Trail renovation project’s funding from $4.4 million to $4.8 million at its meeting. The Lake Highlands Trail renovation is a 2.5-mile extension of the trail to connect it with the Lake Highlands Town Center and the White Rock Creek Trail

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The additional money was financed from the street and transportation improvements fund and the parks and recreation fund. One fund financed about $300,000 and the other gave about $90,000, according to the City Council.

The construction is contracted with RoeschCo Construction for phases 2A/2B. RoeschCo is a minority-owned and Frisco-based company that specializes in parks and recreation facilities.