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    Yosemite

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Glacier Point Road Construction Delays Extended

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Date: October 29, 2009

The Glacier Point Road construction delays will be extended through Saturday, October 31 and Saturday November 7, 2009 in order to complete paving on the road.  For the next two weeks, construction will occur each day of the week except for Sundays.  Visitors should expect to experience 30-minute delays as crews continue paving operations.  The 30-minute delays will occur between 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM each day.  Traffic will be released on the hour and 1/2 hour during these paving operations.

The Glacier Point Road project is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and includes rehabilitation, restoration, resurfacing, and repaving of 5.1 miles of the roadway.

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YLP Students in 2010

The Yosemite Leadership Program partners with UC Merced, to bring students to the park each summer for hands-on professional development through internships. Students work alongside scientists, educators, interpreters, business managers, and many other professionals of the NPS and park partner organizations. Some go on to become National Park Service rangers.