Rathje Construction Co. - $886,365.28
This 10-foot wide hard surface trail project is jointly funded by Linn County Conservation, the City of Marion, with other supporting funds from the Linn County Trails Association and a Transportation Alternatives Program grant for the Iowa Department of Transportation. The Grant Wood Trail Extension (Highway 13 to 35th Street) will connect the Highway 13 Underpass (completed in 2015) to the Wetland Basin and Grant Wood Trail 31st to 35th Street Project (to be constructed 2018-2019).
Construction began April 16, 2018 and will last approximately 14-16 weeks. The contractor has completed 98.5% of the contract. The shoulder work is completed along with all seeding and mulching. The curb and gutter along with the ramps at 44th Street have been completed. Signage for the project remains to be completed. Work is suspended for the winter.