Trunk Highway 169 Multi-Use-Trail-Phase 2
This project is to construct 2.4 miles of
bituminous/concrete trail that will connect the cities of Grand Rapids, Cohasset and LaPrairie to the Mesabi Trail.
$3970000 the first year and $4900000 the second year are for grants under new Minnesota Statutes section 85.535 to parks and trails recognized as meeting the constitutional requirement of being a park or trail of regional or statewide significance. Grants under this section must be used only for acquisition development restoration and maintenance. Of this amount $500000 the first year and $600000 the second year are for grants for solar energy projects. Up to 2.5 percent of this appropriation may be used for administering the grants.