Success Stories

Arkansas Receives Grant to Build New Razorback Regional Greenway

Bike Pedestrian

The Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission received a $15 million TIGER II grant to complete a 36-mile bicycle and pedestrian facility called the Northwest Arkansas Razorback Regional Greenway through the cities of Springdale, Lowell, and Rogers. Because the grant awarded was less than the amount needed for the project, the project was scaled back to a section of independent utility 16 miles long through the three cities. An additional $15 million in local and private sector funding has been committed as matching funds to complete the greenway. The majority of funds will be used to provide a 12-foot shared use path, and there are several portions of the trail using the existing right-of-way of I-540. The trail is designed to meet accessibility guidelines.

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