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Department of Local Government accepting applications for 2018 Recreational Trails Program

The Department for Local Government (DLG) is currently accepting 2018 grant applications for the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), a federal assistance program funded by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). “Each year cities and counties have the opportunity to apply for this important federal assistance program that provides ongoing maintenance, restoration and development of trail systems...

Governor selects 21 recreational trails projects to receive federal development, maintenance funds

Gov. Matt Bevin and the Department for Local Government (DLG) selected 21 Recreational Trails Program (RTP) projects for funding up to $1.3 million. This grant assists in maintaining and developing Kentucky’s vast network of recreational trails. RTP is funded by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and is administered by DLG. “Outdoor recreational opportunities enhance the quality of life...