Glacier Point Road Project
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The existing road surface, associated culvert and drainage systems, as well as the Badger Pass Ski Area parking lot, are in need of repair. In addition, two intersections associated with this segment (Chiquapin and the access road to Badger Pass Ski Area) are in need of redesign to help improve safety conditions and drainage problems, and to correct Americans with Disablities Act (ADA) deficiences.
Did You Know?
In Yosemite Valley, dropping over 594-foot Nevada Fall and then 317-foot Vernal Fall, the Merced River creates what is known as the “Giant Staircase.” Such exemplary stair-step river morphology is characterized by a large variability in river movement and flow, from quiet pools to the dramatic drops of the waterfalls themselves.