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Iowa Transportation Commission approves funding for State Recreational Trails Program

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)

$400,000

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

$700,000

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

$441,000

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

$170,500

Musser Park to Wiggens Road Trail (Muscatine)    

$300,000

Shaulis Road Trail Extension – Phase I (Waterloo)

$755,694

South Troy Park Trail (Robins)

$204,000

Total

   $3,049,194

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 For more information, contact: Craig Markley at 515-239-1027 or craig.markley@dot.iowa.gov

 

 


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