Iowa DOT News Release



Iowa Transportation Commission approves funding for State Recreational Trails Program

Posted on: October 11, 2016

Dubuque, Iowa – Oct. 11, 2016 – The Iowa Transportation Commission today approved $2,514,678 for five 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

  • East Blue Creek Bridge Replacement Along Cedar Valley
    Nature Trail
     (Linn and Black Hawk County conservation boards)       $250,000
  • Extension of Felderman Trail (Bellevue and Iowa Department of
    Natural Resources)                                                                              $300,000
  • Interstate 29 Riverfront Trail Connection (Sioux City)                          $650,000
  • Iowa River Trail – Marshalltown to South Side of Iowa River
    (Marshalltown)                                                                                      $650,000
  • Rolling Prairie Trail – Allison to Bristow (Butler County
    Conservation Board)                                                                            $664,678

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For more information, contact: Yvonne Diller at 515-239-1252 or yvonne.diller@dot.iowa.gov.


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