City Of Kenai Awarded Grant For Bridge Access Bike Path

first_imgA local nonprofit organization, BIK&S, identified the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, which authorized the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) to provide funding for programs and projects defined as transportation alternatives as a potential source of funding to construct a pedestrian bike path along Bridge Access RoadAccording to Ostrander at this time it is unknown when the construction on the project is slated to begin: “We would anticipate that the earliest construction would begin is next summer, but at this point we do not have a firm timeline.” Kenai City Manager Paul Ostrander: “There is a separated bike path that will be constructed along with the reconstruction of Beaver Loop Road, and this will connect from Beaver Loop to the Kenai Spur Highway.”  Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The City of Kenai has been awarded a grant through the Department of Transportation, Transportation Alternatives Program, to complete the Unity Trail from Beaver Loop to the Kenai Spur Hwy along Bridge Access.center_img Back in January, the Kenai City Council approved an ordinance to provide the necessary match needed for the project. Ostrander: “It’s a $1.4 million dollar project. We received a grant for that, but there is a match that the city needs to provide of roughly $120,000 for that. It’s a project that will be a great addition to the city.” last_img

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