Sunday, May 01, 2011
According to easterniowagovernment.com, Central Iowa Power Company signed easement papers on Friday for a portion of the HNT between Ely and Solon. The agreement will provide the Johnson County Trail Foundation with $32,000 for trail development.
The Linn County Conservation Board, Anderson-Bogert Engineers & Surveyors, Inc. and LL Pelling Company received the 2010 “Trails & Paths Paving Award” from the Asphalt Paving Association of Iowa for the northern section of the Hoover Trail paving project in Linn County. The northern section of the Hoover Trail connects to the southern tip of the Cedar River Trail (which runs through Cedar Rapids) and extends south from 76th Avenue SW to Wright Brothers Blvd. It is currently open for public use.