Workers from Dennhardt Construction and Hamilton Redi-Mix, both companies from Jefferson, pouring the Raccoon River Valley Trail’s concrete crossing of 265nd Street on the curve just north of Winkleman Switch in Greene County. (Photo by Jamie Daubendiek, Daubendiek Photography, Jefferson)

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATES, on Monday, Sept. 26:  In Dallas County, work continues on paving two trail-road intersections on the Raccoon River Valley Trail.  The two crossings are 290th Street west of Adel and the first Linden Road intersection just south of Linden.  The roads at these intersections may be closed down for vehicular traffic during the entire construction process.  Trail users will have to dismount from bicycles and walk around the construction sites.  For more information, contact Dallas County Conservation at (515) 465-3577. In Guthrie County, the RRVT's crossing at 175th Street one mile south of Yale is being paved this week, so vehicular traffic may be interrupted and trail users may have to walk around the work areas. For more information, contact Guthrie County Conservation at (641) 755-3061.


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"Connector" trail is $20,000 closer to happening
Perry, Iowa, 16 September, 2016

The Dallas County Foundation contributed that amount to the Dallas County Conservation Board to add with the funds for the 9-mile trail that will link the Raccoon River Valley Trail and the High Trestle Trail. That foundation also directed $18,200 to Dallas Center to help with construction of trailside public restrooms in that city. And we give you a link to the full story on the website ...

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