ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa – Sept. 10, 2019 – Today, the Iowa Transportation Commission approved $1,500,000 for four 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 non-motorized trail users. This funding is available to cities, counties, state agencies, local governments, and nonprofit organizations through an annual application-based program.
The projects and approved funding amounts are listed below.
Raccoon River Valley Trail to High Trestle Trail Connector -
Phase II Construction (Dallas County Conservation Board) $ 392,610
Iowa River Trail from Steamboat Rock to Edgington Avenue
Paving (Hardin County) $ 375,000
Heart of Iowa Nature Trail Paving from 560th Avenue to South
Skunk River Bridge (Story County Conservation) $ 530,000
Tatonka Ska Trace Rail Trail Phase III(a)
(Dickinson County) $ 202,390
For more information, contact Craig Markley at 515-239-1027 or firstname.lastname@example.org.