Iowa Transportation Commission approves funding for State Recreational Trails Program
Decorah, Iowa – Oct. 13, 2015 - The Iowa Transportation Commission today approved $3.4 million for six 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
- Cedar Valley Trail – "Paving the Way for the American Discovery Trail"
(Linn County and Black Hawk County conservation boards) $600,000
- Flint River Trail: Phase I South (Burlington) $398,500
- Hoover Trail – "The Missing Link" (Johnson County Conservation Board) $679,699
- Hospital Connector Trail Bridge (Manning) $222,300
- Mitchellville to Prairie City Rails-to-Trails Corridor Development
(Jasper County Conservation Board) $749,501
- Turkey River Recreational Corridor – Elgin to Gilbertson Park and
the Turkey River (Fayette County Conservation Board) $750,000
For more information, contact: Yvonne Diller at 515-239-1252 or [email protected]