AMES, Iowa – Sept. 16, 2021 – On Tuesday, Sept. 14, the Iowa Transportation Commission approved $5,000,000 in total funding for six COVID-19 Relief Recreational Trails Program projects. The COVID-19 Relief Recreational Trails Program funding was available to cities, counties, state and federal agencies, and non-profit organizations through an application-based program for recreational trail construction, maintenance, and development projects. This one-time allocation of Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act federal funds was approved by the Iowa Transportation Commission to partially offset COVID-19 related reductions in the State Recreational Trails program.
The projects and approved funding amounts are listed below.
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