Project Funding

Project Costs
Total Estimated Cost of Trail $467,542
Cost of Trail Construction $373,943
Cost of Landscaping Replacements $93,599
Funding of Project
ODNR Grant Funding $150,000
City Capital Budget Funds $317,542

Grant Funding

The City of Worthington applied for and received grant funding through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) in 2012 to construct Phase I of the trail from the Olentangy Parklands up to the intersection of Wilson Bridge and High Street. ODNR’s Recreation Trails Program is providing the City $150,000 towards the construction of the project.

The City held a variety of public meetings during the application process and received letters of support from a variety of residents, partners, and neighboring communities. The grant stipulates the project must be completed 18 months from grant award putting a deadline of June 30, 2014 for the construction of the project.

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