AHTD ANNOUNCES FEDERAL FUNDING FOR RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM
LITTLE ROCK (12-3)
The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) has announced
the award of funding to applicants for “Recreational Trails Program”
“This program is directed toward developing and maintaining trails for
recreational purposes throughout the state,” said Flowers.
“We selected 26 projects to receive $1.3 million in funding.
The program was very competitive. We
received 50 applications requesting over $3.5 million.”
The AHTD will now work with successful applicants to develop their
projects and see them through completion. The
Department hopes to be able to open another solicitation for applications in
April of this year.
The following projects were selected for funding:
West Helena, $25,309
Mountain Home, $25,000
Game and Fish (two awards), $108,680
Valley Dirt Riders (two awards), $95,585
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