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Two Trails Bond Projects Approved!

Post Date:02/24/2017 4:15 PM

Feb. 23, 2017 --- The Missoula Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously in favor of allocating Missoula County Trails Bond funds to two community-lead trail projects.

The Grant Creek Trail, County Phase-II was awarded $178,000 to complete the final phase of the Grant Creek Trail Project. This segment would connect Mellot Lane to Snowbowl Road via a ten-foot-wide, paved shared-use pathway alongside Grant Creek Road.

The Bonner Streetcar Trail was awarded $318,600 to connect East Missoula to Bonner-West Riverside. The proposed trail is an eight-foot-wide, paved shared-use pathway that would parallel Highway 200 and overlook the Clark Fork River.

The projects are the first to apply and be awarded a portion of the $3 million set aside specifically for trail construction and improvements from the 2014 Missoula County Parks and Trails General Obligation Bond. 

BMCC East Missoula to Bonner Trail photo
Map of proposed Bonner Streetcar Trail, connecting East Missoula with Bonner-West Riverside
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