Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission approves funding for State Recreational Trails Program

Posted on: October 09, 2012

AMES, Iowa – Oct. 9, 2012 – The Iowa Transportation Commission today approved more than $3 million for eight State Recreational Trails Program projects. The State Recreational Trails Program was created in 1988 with the purpose of developing and maintaining recreational trails and trail-related facilities for both motorized and nonmotorized trail users. This funding is available to cities, counties, state agencies, local governments, and nonprofit organizations through an annual, application-based program. 

Projects and approved funding amounts 

Brushy Creek All-Weather Multiuse Lake Trail Bridge (Iowa Department of Natural Resources [DNR]) 

$  78,000

City of Clinton Mississippi River Trail Final Connection (Clinton)


Fayette-Volga River Multiuse Trail (Upper Iowa University and Fayette)


Iowa River Trail – Phase 8 of 8 (Iowa City)


Mines of Spain Trail and Trailhead (Dubuque and Iowa DNR)


Musser Park to Wiggens Road Trail (Muscatine)    


Shaulis Road Trail Extension – Phase I (Waterloo)


South Troy Park Trail (Robins)





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