Right of Ways
Herbert Young, Permits Coordinator, Blue Ridge Parkway, NPS
Right of Way Permits are required when utilities cross National Park Service lands. This includes, but is not limited to, electric, water, sewage, phone, cable lines. The placement of Right of Ways MUST avoid National Park Service lands where possible. Please review the Application procedure for Right of Ways and the Blue Ridge Parkway Vegetation Management Guidelines for Right-of-Ways. Please complete the Standard Form 299, and Appendix AC of the Blue Ridge Parkway Vegetation Management Guidelines for Right-of-Ways.
Did You Know?
The first contract for work on the Blue Ridge Parkway, awarded to Nello Teer Construction Company of Durham, NC in the height of the Great Depression, was for over $316,000. Teer purchased a new steam shovel for the project!