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The Arlington Memorial Bridge FASTLANE Grant Award
Statement from the NPS Washington Support Office regarding the Arlington Memorial Bridge FASTLANE grant award: "The National Park Service has been notified by Members of Congress...

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Revised Revegetation Program Fact Sheet Posted
A revised version of the NPS Transportation Revegetation Program (TRP) fact sheet has been posted to the Transportation web site.

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Glacier National Park’s Going To The Sun Road Opens
On June 16, at 8p.m. the announcement went out over the “park wide” channel on Glacier’s radio network: “The Going To The Sun Road is now open for the 2016 season.” This involved much more than swinging open gates that had been closed since last fall.

Approximately 35 miles of the Going To The Sun Road (GTTSR) remain closed each winter. In the spring, plow crews encounter a fresh labyrinth of avalanche runs, wind-packed snow, toppled lodgepole pine splayed like a huge game of pickup sticks, and wind-packed snow that has accumulated for months.

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Sena Wiley
Sena Wiley stepped into the role of the Inter-Mountain Regional Transportation Division Chief approximately one and a half years ago. "It's crazy busy, but I've really been enjoying this position...it's just been a great experience," she says.
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The Swiftcurrent Bridge Replacement; Glacier National Park
By 2012, it was clear that the Swiftcurrent Bridge in Glacier National Park was rapidly losing its structural integrity. Bi-annual bridge inspection reports conducted since 2007 by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) had noted continued deterioration of the bridge, and recommended its replacement by 2017.

Spanning Swiftcurrent Creek at the outlet of Sw
iftcurrent Lake, the Swiftcurrent Bridge provides the only access to the Many Glacier Hotel for thousands of visitors each year, including vehicle and pedestrian traffic as well as horses used for concessioner-operated rides.
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