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Iowa Transportation Commission approves funding for State Recreational Trails Program

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – Oct. 14, 2014 - The Iowa Transportation Commission today approved $5,514,307 for 12 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

  • Ankeny Connector - High Trestle Trail (Polk County Conservation Board)         $782,500
  • Cedar Valley Nature Trail Bridge E4 Replacement (Black Hawk County
    Conservation Board)                                                                                            $160,906
  • Coon Rapids Connector Trail Underpass (Coon Rapids)                                    $224,437
  • Great River Road Bike Lane (Louisa County Secondary Roads)                        $340,000
  • Hoover Trail - "The Missing Link" (Johnson County Conservation Board)          $454,000
  • Iowa DNR AmeriCorps Trail Crew (Iowa Department of Natural Resources)     $296,250
  • Iowa River Trail Phase 1 Development (Marshalltown and Hardin County)        $775,000
  • Lake Path Trail/JewEllsworth Trail Segment (Hamilton County 
    Conservation Board)                                                                                            $647,140
  • Mississippi River Trail - Pikes Peak Road to Guttenberg (Clayton County)        $579,074
  • Pottawattamie County Trail-Phase I (Pottawattamie County Conservation
    Board and Pottawattamie County Trail Board)                                                    $700,000
  • Red Cedar Trail and Connector (Linn County Conservation Board and
    Linn Area Mountain Bike Association)                                                                 $  55,000
  • SW 5th (Jackson) Street Bridge Rehabilitation (Des Moines)                             $500,000


For more information, contact: Yvonne Diller at 515-239-1252 or [email protected]



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