June 15, 2021

The Central Iowa Water Trails project took another step forward today with the city of Des Moines’ Urban Design Review Board giving its final approval for the design of the Scott Avenue bridge portion of the project.

The Scott Avenue bridge section is the largest of the first phase of the initiative, and is intended to create a safer, more user-friendly area for activities from kayaking to fishing. According to board documents, the Scott Avenue portion of the project is funded in part by a $25 million BUILD grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The overall cost of the Scott Avenue project is estimated at $27.5 million.

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