The estimated fiscal benefit to Blount County is $65 million over 10 years.
That’s $2.66 in returns for every $1 invested. That’s on top of the health benefits and the community cohesion that greenways bring.
The estimated price tag for the greenway is about $25 million. We’re tackling the less expensive pieces first, and looking for nontraditional funding sources for the pricey section near Walland and Townsend.