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Yankton Receives $400,000 In Grant Funding From State

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Yankton officials say they’re getting $400,000 in grant funding from the state to boost the city’s trail system.

The Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan reports ( ) the city has been awarded a grant from the state’s Transportation Alternative Program.

City Manager Amy Nelson says the grant will help connect areas of the city south of Highway 50. She the addition to the city’s trail system is part of a larger project to better connect parts of the city.

The total project is estimated to cost more than $620,000. The city will foot the remainder of the costs.

Nelson says she expects the project to come to fruition likely in spring of 2016.


Information from: Yankton Press and Dakotan,