• Tue October 08 2013
  • Posted Oct 8, 2013
Oct. 8, 2013 - The Iowa Transportation Commission today approved nearly $3.5 million for eight 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 to High Trestle Trail (Polk County Conservation Board and Ankeny): $782,500

Bellevue Rivervue Trail – Phase II (Bellevue and Jackson County Conservation Board): $260,774

Bridging the Gap: Phase I Dry Run Trail – Connecting Decorah's Trout Run Trail to the Prairie Farmer Recreational Trail (Winneshiek County Conservation Board and Decorah): $380,265

Farragut to Shenandoah Trail Connection (Farragut): $487,500

Iowa River Scenic Trail (Hardin County Board of Supervisors and Marshalltown): $775,000

Multiuse Mississippi River Trail, Riverdale Section, Phase 2 (Riverdale): $318,644

Pioneer Beach Road Trail (Orleans and Dickinson County Trails Board): $371,479

Raccoon River Valley Trail to High Trestle Trail Connector (Dallas County Conservation Board): $92,897

We are trying to find out more info as well... We've emailed a couple cities for more info and plan to post updates soon.

#2 - BikeIowa posted Oct 8, 2013

Where can we get more details about these projects?

#1 - dbpaul8 posted Oct 8, 2013

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