LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The state Highway Commission says it will grant $1.428 million toward 25 projects that will develop recreational trails throughout Arkansas, including a $289,000 project for North Little Rock.
Applications were received for 58 programs. The money is being made available through federal funding for the Recreational Trails Program.
Other major projects include one worth $124,000 for the Arkansas Trail Blazers ATV Club, $116,000 for the city of Fayetteville and $66,000 each for the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission and Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia.
The complete list of projects, listed by sponsor:
Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, $66,492
Arkansas OHV Conservation Association, $4,000
Arkansas State University-Beebe, $29,000
Arkansas Trail Blazers ATV Club, $124,220
Arkansas Trail Blazers ATV Club, $48,640
Buffalo River Horsemen, $17,280
Fort Smith, $20,000
Gates Rogers Foundation, $44,500
Jonesboro Parks Department, $60,721
Lake Village, $39,625
Lawrence County, $65,816
Lyon College, Batesville, $16,700
Melonvine Striders Running Club, $55,326
North Little Rock, $289,699
River Valley Dirt Riders, $36,000
River Valley Dirt Riders, $62,400
Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, $66,491