• Molly Moser
  • Thu October 09 2014
  • Posted Oct 9, 2014

During its September meeting in Ames, the Iowa Department of Transportation made recommendations to award $5.5 million in grants for these12 recreational trail projects:

  1. Mississippi River Trail (joins Guttenberg to Pikes Peak Road via Great River Road)
  2. Hoover Nature Trail - (the final link connecting Iowa City and Cedar Rapids)
  3. Ankeny Connector — High Trestle Trail: $782,500
  4. Cedar Valley Nature Trail Bridge E4 Replacement: $160,906
  5. Coon Rapids Connector Trail Underpass: $224,437
  6. Great River Road Bike Lane: $340,000
  7. Iowa DNR AmeriCorps Trail Crew: $296,250
  8. Iowa River Trail Phase 1 Development: $775,000
  9. Lake Path Trail / JewEllsworth Trail Segment: $647,140
  10. Pottawattamie County Trail-Phase I: $700,000
  11. Red Cedar Trail and Connector: $55,000
  12. SW 5th (Jackson) Street Bridge Rehabilitation in Des Moines: $500,000
The commission will consider formal approval of the 12 projects at its October meeting.

More to come on these!

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