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

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

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 16th, 2017

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Federal Grant Funding to Develop and Maintain Trails and Facilities

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 16, 2017) – 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 Kentuckyโ€™s vast network of recreational trails. RTP is funded by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and is administered by DLG.

โ€œOutdoor recreational opportunities enhance the quality of life for all Kentuckians,โ€ said DLG Commissioner Sandra Dunahoo. โ€œThe investment in these projects today will yield benefits long into the future.โ€

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 โ€“ 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 โ€“ 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.

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