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Governor Bevin Selects 21 Recreational Trails Projects to Receive $1.3M

Feb 20, 2017

This Federal Grant Funding will help to develop and maintain trails and facilities in Kentucky.
Credit genuinekentucky.com

Gov. Matt Bevin and the Department for Local Government (DLG) selected 21 Recreational Trails Program (RTP) projects for funding up to $1.3 million.  This grant assists in maintaining and developing Kentucky’s vast network of recreational trails. RTP is funded by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and is administered by DLG.

“Outdoor recreational opportunities enhance the quality of life for all Kentuckians,” said DLG Commissioner Sandra Dunahoo. “The investment in these projects today will yield benefits long into the future.”

Fiscal year 2016 applicants selected for RTP grants include:

Applicant: Hopkins County Fiscal Court

·         Project: Barnsley ATV Trail Project

·         County: Hopkins

·         RTP Amount: $90,080

Applicant: Laurel County Fiscal Court

·         Project: Wildcat Mountain Trail and Maintenance Project

·         County: Laurel

·         RTP Amount: $40,500

Applicant: Owsley County Fiscal Court

·         Project: Owsley Walking Trail

·         County: Owsley

·         RTP Amount: $43,990

Applicant: Perry County Fiscal Court

·         Project: Perry Park Trail Redevelopment Project

·         County: Perry

·         RTP Amount: $95,260

Applicant: Pike County Fiscal Court

·         Project: Pike County ATV/UTV Trails

·         County: Hopkins

·         RTP Amount: $100,000

Applicant: Shelby County Fiscal Court

·         Project: Clear Creek Greenway Phase II

·         County: Shelby

·         RTP Amount: $100,000

Applicant: Taylor County Fiscal Court

·         Project: Green River Agrarian Trail

·         County: Taylor

·         RTP Amount: $88,350

Applicant: City of Alexandria

·         Project: Alexandria Community Park Lake Trail Restoration

·         County: Campbell

·         RTP Amount: $35,000

Applicant: City of Earlington

·         Project: City of Earlington ATV and Walking Trail – Phase II

·         County: Hopkins

·         RTP Amount: $89,572

Applicant: City of Glasgow

·         Project: 2016-2017 Weldon Park Trail Maintenance

·         County: Barren

·         RTP Amount: $13,000

Applicant: City of Hopkinsville

·         Project: Hopkinsville Greenway System Phase II

·         County: Christian

·         RTP Amount: $100,000

Applicant: City of Irvington

·         Project: Vance Simmons Park Recreational Trail

·         County: Breckenridge

·         RTP Amount: $26,563

Applicant: City of Madisonville

·         Project: Mahr Park Trail Project – Phase II

·         County: Hopkins

·         RTP Amount: $100,000

Applicant: City of Mayfield

·         Project: Kess Creek Walking Trail Extension and Lighting

·         County: Graves

·         RTP Amount: $49,766

Applicant: City of Maysville

·         Project: Maysville Industrial Park Trail

·         County: Mason

·         RTP Amount: $50,000

Applicant: City of Mt. Sterling

·         Project: Adena Trail and Depot Park Trailhead Project

·         County: Montgomery

·         RTP Amount: $100,000

Applicant: City of Owensboro

·         Project: Adkisson Green Belt East Trail Extension

·         County: Daviess

·         RTP Amount: $50,000

Applicant: City of Richmond

·         Project: Camp Catalpa Trail Renovation

·         County: Madison

·         RTP Amount: $26,650

Applicant: City of Loretto

·         Project: Hamilton Park Recreational Trail Expansion

·         County: Marion

·         RTP Amount: $13,822

Applicant: City of Stanton

·         Project: Judy Creek Trail

·         County: Powell

·         RTP Amount: $73,289.25

Applicant: City of Tompkinsville

·         Project: Tompkinsville City Park Walking Trail

·         County: Monroe

·         RTP Amount: $100,000

Administered by DLG, funds for this program are allocated to Kentucky by FHWA. Cities, counties, states and federal agencies are eligible to apply.

(story provided by the Kentucky Governor's Office)