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South Rim Road Preservation Project to Begin June 4

NPS road repair worker is sealing roadway cracks with an asphalt wand behind a large, red asphalt melting trailer.
Filling pavement cracks with hot asphalt. NPS/M.Quinn

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News Release Date: May 30, 2019

Contact: Jan Balsom, 928-638-7758

Grand Canyon, AZ - Beginning Tuesday, June 4, the National Park Service road crew will begin a three-week pavement preservation project to seal cracks in the older asphalt surfaces around the park. Drivers will see flaggers at temporary traffic control areas where work is taking place. Visitors and residents should expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes in the active work zones. Road work operations should be completed within an hour at any given location. 

The following areas are scheduled for repaired, but variables such as air and surface temperatures may require changes to times and locations.

Tuesday, June 4 - Thursday, June 6
Hwy 64 from South Entrance (5 am -11 am) 
Center Rd, Market Plaza Rd, possibly Zuni Rd. (11 am - 3 pm)

Monday, June 10 - Thursday, June 13
Zuni Rd, Mather Campground Rd, Trailer Village Rd, Yavapai Rd, 
Backcountry Office Rd (6 am - 3 pm)

Monday, June 17 - Thursday, June 20
Finish the listed roads not completed, Desert View Visitor Center parking lot (6 am - 3 pm) 

For questions and additional information, please contact John Venn at john_venn@nps.gov or 928-864-9898.
 
- NPS -



Last updated: June 7, 2019

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