April 11, 2022

Officials behind the ICON Water Trails initiative will be meeting to forge a path forward after saying they will reject the sole bid received for projects funded in part by a federal BUILD grant.

The $125 million initiative is being funded through a combination of a capital campaign and public dollars. It includes the development of projects that connect more than 80 sites along 150 miles of rivers and creeks in Central Iowa.

One of those funding sources is a $25 million BUILD grant that was awarded by the Federal Highway Administration to help fund projects at Scott Avenue, Prospect Park, Birdland Marina and Harriet Street in Des Moines.

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