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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 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.

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