Road Construction Delays Extended For One Weekend in Yosemite National Park
Traffic Delays Will Occur Early on Friday, October 8 and Sunday, October 10
Construction delays on the Wawona Road will be extended tomorrow, Friday, October 8 and Sunday, October 10. The nighttime delays, on these two days only, will start at 6:00 p.m. instead of 9:00 p.m. These extended hours of delays are occurring to complete the project by November, 2010. These extended hours only include this Friday, October 8 and this Sunday, October 10. After these two days, work will resume on the road and the existing delays will be in effect.
Did You Know?
The indigenous people of Yosemite Valley have used fire as a tool for thousands of years. Fire was used to encourage the growth of plants used for basket making and to promote the growth of the black oak--a sun loving species--and a staple food source for American Indians from this region.