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North East Texas Trail developers get a huge boost from TPWD

It was a great week for the Northeast Texas Trail as the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced a long list of Texas Recreational Grants and several of them were awarded to cities and counties along the trail for its development.

According to the TPWD press release:

The Northeast Texas Trail Coalition in Lamar County are the recipients of a $200,000 grant for the Northeast Texas Trail- Clarksville to Highway 82. The project includes a new 1.9 mile rails-to-trails conversion including clearing, grading, bridge repair and railings, safety bollards and road crossings.

The city of Annona in Red River County are the recipients of a $200,000 grant for the Northeast Texas Trail- Annona Section. The project includes a new 3.8 mile rails-to-trails conversion including clearing, grading, safety bollards and road crossings.

The city of Avery in Red River County received $174,400 for the Northeast Texas Trail- Avery Section. The project includes a new 4.01 mile rails-to-trails conversion including clearing, grading, bridge repair and railings, safety bollards and road crossings.

The city of Clarksville in Red River County received $200,000 to go towards the Northeast Texas Trail Clarksville. The project includes a new 5.8 mile rails-to-trails conversion, bridge repair and signage.

Red River County is the recipient of a $200,000 grant for the Northeast Texas Trail- Red River County Section. The project includes a new 3.63 mile rails-to-trails conversion including the clearing, grading, bridge repair and railings, safety bollards, signage and road crossings.

These funds will go a long way in getting the trail developed and  better accessible for use.

Bowie County Citizens Tribune

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