Federal Transportation Enhancement grants will help pay for more improved trails in Northern Michigan.
The Leelanau County Road Commission will pave 6.5 miles of the TART trail with $470,079 dollars in funds announced today. TART will pay another $201,449 dollars for the project.
The Emmet County Road Commission will build 7 miles of trail from M-119 in Petoskey to Powers Road in Alanson with a federal grant of $941,969 dollars and additional state money. Part of the project will convert old railway to recreation trail.
The Federal grants were awarded by the Michigan Department of Transportation.