The treadmill or stationary bike may have to do for a while longer if you're nervous about venturing onto Gloucester's narrow roads for exercise.
But hang in there, because
A 1 3/4-mile stretch of Hayes Road, also known as Route 1216, will be widened for bikes and pedestrians, though funding just for preliminary engineering design isn't expected to come through until 2015, said a VDOT spokeswoman.
A second project is planned for 2.4 miles of Roaring Springs Road in the Court House Village area. This entails a "shared roadway bicycle path" from the intersection of Main Street to Beaverdam Park, said a VDOT spokeswoman.