Department of Transportation announces $9.7 million grants for trails, sidewalks

by Talk Business & Politics staff ( 575 views 

The Arkansas Department of Transportation has announced the award recipients for its Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and Recreational Trails Program (RTP) for 2018.

The TAP projects total $8,059,000 and the RTP grants amount to $1,643,000.

A few of the larger TAP projects include the Delta Heritage Trail from Watson to the Arkansas River, the downtown streetscape in Pine Bluff, phase four of the rehabilitation of the Old River Bridge over the Saline River, and phase four of the Craighead Forest Greenway Trail.

RTP projects awarded include an addition to the Veteran’s Park Trail in Decatur, rehabilitation of the Ouachita Trail at Pinnacle Mountain State Park, and phase one of the Stone Dam Creek Trail in Conway.

A complete listing of all award recipients and project names can be viewed here.