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21 Recreational Trails Program grants awarded for up to $1.3M

Helps maintain and develop recreational trails

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. Grants assist 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.

Fiscal year 2016 applicants selected for RTP grants include:

  • Hopkins County Fiscal Court, Barnsley ATV Trail Project, $90,080
  • Laurel County Fiscal Court, Wildcat Mountain Trail and Maintenance Project, $40,500
  • Owsley County Fiscal Court, Owsley Walking Trail, $43,990
  • Perry County Fiscal Court, Perry Park Trail Redevelopment Project, $95,260
  • Pike County Fiscal Court, Pike County ATV/UTV Trails, $100,000
  • Shelby County Fiscal Court, Clear Creek Greenway Phase II, $100,000
  • Taylor County Fiscal Court, Green River Agrarian Trail, $88,350
  • City of Alexandria, Alexandria Community Park Lake Trail Restoration, $35,000
  • City of Earlington, City of Earlington ATV and Walking Trail – Phase II, $89,572
  • City of Glasgow, 2016-2017 Weldon Park Trail Maintenance, $13,000
  • City of Hopkinsville, Hopkinsville Greenway System Phase II, $100,000
  • City of Irvington, Vance Simmons Park Recreational Trail, $26,563
  • City of Madisonville, Mahr Park Trail Project – Phase II, $100,000
  • City of Mayfield, Kess Creek Walking Trail Extension and Lighting, $49,766
  • City of Maysville, Maysville Industrial Park Trail, $50,000
  • City of Mt. Sterling, Adena Trail and Depot Park Trailhead Project, $100,000
  • City of Owensboro, Adkisson Green Belt East Trail Extension, $50,000
  • City of Richmond, Camp Catalpa Trail Renovation, $26,650
  • City of Loretto, Hamilton Park Recreational Trail Expansion, $13,822
  • City of Stanton, Judy Creek Trail, $73,289.25
  • City of Tompkinsville, Tompkinsville City Park Walking Trail, $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.