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Restoring and Enhancing the Mesabi and Itasca Trails


To improve 6.16 miles of paved trails at 10 feet wide, including reconstruction, widening, and enhancements to improve parking and signage; to reconstruct/overlay a portion of the fairgrounds parking lot and/or trail segments, bituminous overlay of Itasca Bike Trail from fairgrounds to Itasca Bike Trail at Highway 61 (3.73 miles), bituminous overlay of remaining Itasca Bike trail from Highway 61 to Gunn Park (2.43 miles) and reconstruction of Gunn Park Parking lot.

Program Regional Trail Program and Local Trail Connections Program

Status Completed

Dates 04/08/2013 - 06/30/2014

Project Manager N/A

Grant Recipient Itasca County

Grant Recipient Type Local/Regional Government Unit

Primary Funding Source(s) Lottery in Lieu / LCCMR, Lottery in Lieu

Grant Amount $162,500

Expended $162,500

Statutory Reference M.S. 85.019

Activity Type(s) Development / Rehabilitation, Grants/Contracts

Primary County Itasca


Latest Indicator Miles of existing trail restored or improved

Target 6 Miles

Measurement 6 Miles