Grant to Pay for Improvements to Trails in Michigan

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

A $668,000 federal grant will help bring about $1.2 million in extensions and improvements to six trails in western Michigan's Kent and Ottawa counties.
$245,000 goes to a 0.6-mile extension of the Cannon Township Trail, northeast of Grand Rapids.
Grand Rapids gets $183,000 for a quarter-mile walkway on the Grand River's east side. Kent County Parks gets $114,000 for a 1.6-mile sidewalk widening on the Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail.
Jamestown Township and the Ottawa County Road Commission get $72,000 for a 0.5-mile path connecting the Fred Meijer Kenowa Trail to a path that runs along Quincy Street. Wyoming gets $44,000 for a quarter-mile connector to its Interurban Trail on the west side.
And Rockford gets $10,000 for a shelter along its Rum Creek Trail.


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