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September 23, 2016
Blue Ridge Parkway Seeks Public Comment Regarding Bridge Replacement at I-26
The Blue Ridge Parkway is seeking public comment on a proposed project to replace the bridge over I-26 in North Carolina.

September 02, 2016
Rock Castle Gorge Trail Reopening
Rock Castle Gorge Trail has reopened after nearly a year following extensive damage caused by a flood in fall of 2015.

April 27, 2016
Tourism to Blue Ridge Parkway creates $952 Million in Economic Benefits
Fifteen million visitors to the Parkway in 2015 spent $952.1 million in communities near the park. This spending supported 15,337 jobs across the region and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $1.3 billion.

October 08, 2015
Blue Ridge Parkway Encourages Visitors to Enjoy the View and Watch the Road
Blue Ridge Parkway rangers and staff plan to welcome approximately two million visitors along the 469-mile scenic route this October. With fall color beginning, park managers want to remind the public that a Parkway drive is different than most.

April 23, 2015
Blue Ridge Parkway and Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation Announce $700,000 Centennial Challenge Funding
The Blue Ridge Parkway is pleased to announce that $710,035 will be directed to addressing critical repairs along the 469-mile corridor.


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