Flint Hills Nature Trail project to begin

First phase includes a segment in western Franklin County

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) has contracted with APAC-Kansas, Shears Division, to complete improvements along the Flint Hills Nature Trail. The first phase of construction (Phase I-A) will extend from Colorado Road to Iowa Terrace in Franklin County, with construction activities occurring entirely within the current Flint Hills Nature Trail right of way.

The $1,194,322 project will include clearing, gravel surfacing, bridge railing, and signing. The start date for construction is planned for Feb. 23, 2015, weather permitting.  

Owners of property adjacent to the Phase I-A right of way will also be notified by mail.

Anyone with questions or who wants to receive regular email updates about the construction can contact Trent McCown, KDWPT, at 785-448-2627 or by email at [email protected].

More information about the project is available at ksoutdoors.com/FlintHillsTrailProject.

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