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2007 Red Hills Parkway Environmental Assessment and Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation

Posted April 2, 2019 by Susan Crook

The Northern Corridor was rejected in a 2007 environmental assessment. These sections from pp. 2-9 and 2-10 explain why the road was eliminated from further consideration.  

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Aerial Footage of the Proposed Northern Corridor Route

Posted April 1, 2019 by Susan Crook

Aerial footage of the proposed Northern Corridor Highway

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Mobilizing for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

Posted April 1, 2019 by Susan Crook

  Mobilizing for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) After Conserve Southwest Utah helped defeat legislative efforts in late 2018 that would have forced development of the Northern Corridor, Washington County began a complex process of attempting to “write” the highway into the renewal of the Habitat Conservation Plan. In 1996, the Washington County Habitat… Read more »

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Northern Corridor Impacts to Wildlife

Posted April 1, 2019 by Susan Crook

The Mojave Desert Tortoise was emergency-listed as a threatened species in 1989. These are some of the 50 hatchling, juvenile and adult tortoises found in a September 2018 pre-survey of the Northern Corridor Highway alignment. Depending on their location (in the road alignment or in the buffer zone), these tortoises would be translocated (removed) or… Read more »

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2019 Dixie Transportation Expo Survey Results

Posted April 1, 2019 by Susan Crook

Local residents engaged with Conserve Southwest Utah’s grassroots transportation alternatives, providing valuable feedback that will help our county solve its transportation challenges. Visitors to CSU’s booth engaged in nitty-gritty conversations about road alignments and traffic levels, but also shared inspiring stories about the value of our public lands for present and future generations. We thank… Read more »

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