Trail development cost guide for Oregon Parks and Recreation Departments
TRAIL DEVELOPMENT COST GUIDE FOR OREGON PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENTS SCORP PROJECT 1st Edition (Q4 - 2018)
ESTIMATE OF PROBABLE COST Cost provided by DCW Cost Management
NOTE: This tool is being provided as a resource and is based on construction cost averages in 2018. It does not take recent cost increases into account. Grant applicants or anyone else using this tool should consult with local contractors, vendors, and other industry professionals to develop an accurate project budget reflective of current market rates. (JB 7/19/2022)
Published October 2018
posted Aug 28, 2023
Q&A from the 2021 webinar Trail Construction Costs, Risks, and Tips for Success
posted Aug 28, 2023
The Naugatuck River Greenway (NRG) is an officially designated Connecticut State Greenway, consisting of the open and green spaces along the Naugatuck River. Greenways are corridors of open space that may protect natural resources or provide recreational opportunities, and typically follow a natural feature like a river or manmade features like a canal or disused rail bed.
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posted Jul 29, 2020
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