Extend trail to the river by building a trail bridge and safety improvements, connecting downtown La Crescent to the Mississippi River.
2018 Identified Need
This project would fund the construction of a bike and pedestrian bridge over Highway 61. The bridge will provide a safe and reliable crossing for trail users who seek a safe route and access to downtown La Crescent and La Crosse, WI. The bridge is an important element of the Wagon Wheel Trail that will allow access to the Mississippi River trail system and other local trails in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Grassroots initiative in partnership with the city of La Crescent, Minn.
Bills (HF 3102 & SF 2923) introduced that appropriate $2,500,000 for a grant to the city of La Crescent for a trail bridge and safety improvements, connecting downtown La Crescent to the Mississippi River.
Bills referred to committees.
Bills included in bonding bill.
Signed by Gov. Dayton on May 30, 2018
2018 Legislative Outcome
Other Investment Projects on P&TC's 2018 Legislative Agenda