Estimated Trail Costs
(Actual costs will vary. Obtain quotes in writing before beginning work.)
Drawings, calculations, design, field staking for trail along side highway: $12,000 per mile.
200 ft. length by 10 ft. width; wood decking and railing, steel supports: $400,000.
Asphalt paving on existing railroad bed, little grading needed: $100,000 per mile.
10 ft. wide asphalt trail, grading, erosion control, culverts: $120,000 to $150,000 per mile.
Crushed limestone including grading and gravel base: $90,000 to $100,000 per mile
Freshening and repairing crushed limestone trail: $600 per mile per year.
Slurry seal of 10 ft. wide asphalt trail: $4,000 per mile every 7-10 years.
Pruning, weeding, mowing, sweeping, repairs of signs, kiosks, etc.: $3,000 per mile per year (approximately)
Paved parking for 20 cars; toilet, landscaping, lighting: $100,000
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