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Zion National Park Announces Approval of Kolob Terrace Road Rehabilitation Project
Contact: Kezia Nielsen, 435-772-0211
Contact: David Eaker, 435-772-7811
Zion National Park Superintendent Jock Whitworth announces the completion of the environmental analysis for the rehabilitation of the Kolob Terrace Road and the signing of the finding of no significant impact (FONSI) by the National Park Service intermountain regional director. This approval followed a 30-day public review of the environmental assessment (EA) that analyzed the impacts of the rehabilitation and resurfacing project. The project will begin when funding becomes available.
The FONSI and the EA constitute the record of the environmental impact analysis and decision-making process for the rehabilitation of the Kolob Terrace Road. The National Park Service will implement the preferred alternative as described in the EA and FONSI. The preferred alternative includes measures for protection of park resources, benefits to health and safety, improvement of visitor use and experience, and park operations and management. The alternative was selected after careful review of resource and visitor impacts, and public comment.
For more information, or to obtain a copy of the FONSI, please visit the National Park Planning website at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/zion. Thank you for your interest in Zion National Park.
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