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Title Blue Ridge Parkway Construction Plans Include Asheville Section: Congress' Approval Is Anticipated
Date January 24, 1962
Description Reports announcements of construction plans for the remaining section of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the 11-mile Asheville by-pass awaiting congressional approval. Weems discloses new budget, structural, and parkway route information; quotations from other park officials seeking legislative authorization are included. The article discusses new policies to be enacted for ceremonies upon government maintained park land.
Location Location Name: Waynesville
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.4887145
Longitude: -82.9887477
Creator Individual John Parris
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Asheville (N.C.)
Automobile parking
Blue Ridge Parkway--Finance and funding
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Cutthroat Gap (N.C.)
French Broad River (N.C.)
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.)
Hanlon, Peter J.
Mingus Mill (N.C.)
Nantahala National Forest (N.C.)
National forests in North Carolina
National Park Service
Overly, Fred J.
Pisgah National Forest (N.C.)
Pisgah (N.C.)
Swannanoa River (N.C.)
Waynesville (N.C.)
Weems, Sam P.
Wirth, Conrad L.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill