Environmental Assessment for Improvements to Porcupine Forest Area of the Denali Park Road Available for Public Comment
Contact: Kris Fister, (907) 683-9583
The National Park Service (NPS), in cooperation with
the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), is considering a road rehabilitation
project on the section of
This section of road has numerous structural problems
and does not meet the park's road design standards for intervisible passing
pullouts. The road through
This project is scheduled to take place during the summer of 2011 or 2012.
The NPS has published an EA for this project entitled
"Environmental Assessment for Rehabilitation, Drainage Work, and Other
Improvements in the Porcupine Forest Area of the
Comments on the EA may be submitted through September
13, 2010, preferably via web site at http://parkplanning.nps.gov.
Comments may also be mailed to Steve Carwile, Denali Compliance Project
Manager, NPS Alaska Regional Office,
For questions or paper copies of the EA, please contact Steve Carwile at (907) 644-3612.
Did You Know?
Did you know that Mount McKinley National Park was originally created to protect mammals, not because of the majestic mountain?