T.J. Farris of Bakersfield, Calif., an employee of the Flims, Switzerland-based Velosolutions, uses a compactor on Tuesday to create a lane surface on an asphalt portion of a pump track being built at Erickson Playfield in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

T.J. Farris of Bakersfield, Calif., an employee of the Flims, Switzerland-based Velosolutions, uses a compactor on Tuesday to create a lane surface on an asphalt portion of a pump track being built at Erickson Playfield in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Pump track paving in Port Angeles

T.J. Farris of Bakersfield, Calif., an employee of the Flims, Switzerland-based Velosolutions, uses a compactor on Tuesday to create a lane surface on an asphalt portion of a pump track being built at Erickson Playfield in Port Angeles. The track, designed primarily for bicycles and other wheeled play vehicles, is being constructed by the Port Angeles Parks & Recreation Department in conjunction with the Lincoln Park BMX Association with funding from a $350,000 grant from the state Recreation and Conservation Office, $100,000 in lodging tax grants from the city and Clallam County, business sponsorships, individual and community donations and a grant from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. It is expected to be completed by late June or early July.

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