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October 18, 2017
Stay Safe to Enjoy Fall on the Parkway and Prepare for Seasonal Operations
With the fall season in full swing on the Parkway, traffic volume and many of the features that make the Parkway great, can also present hazards during this busy time of year.

June 26, 2017
Blue Ridge Parkway Initiates Pavement Preservation Program in Virginia
Blue Ridge Parkway managers are introducing a maintenance strategy designed to extend the life of pavement on this historic route; and this summer several sections of Parkway in Virginia between Milepost 27 and 175 have been identified for work as part of a Pavement Preservation Program (PPP).

May 05, 2017
Blue Ridge Parkway Community Connections Make Dollars and Sense
Just as the Blue Ridge Parkway prepares to welcome visitors for the 2017 season, a new National Park Service report shows that visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2016 spent $979,334,200 in communities near the park; and that spending supported 15,649 jobs in the region having a cumulative impact to local economies of $1,341,343,100.

March 14, 2017
Blue Ridge Parkway Welcomes Over 15 Million Visitors in 2016
From the National Park Service Centennial to the Pokemon Go craze, visitors were motivated to get out and find their park in 2016.

April 23, 2015
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.


Last updated: November 10, 2016

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