Information Launch Date: December 10, 2019
Make contact with: Christie Anastasia, 207 288-8806
BAR HARBOR, MAINE — In 2020, the Eagle Lake Carriage Street in Acadia National Park will be rehabilitated to enhance and stabilize the highway surface area and involved capabilities. Recreationists should foresee closures typically from a person intersection to a different from April 15-November 15, weather conditions and program allowing. Individuals setting up to recreate on the Eagle Lake Carriage Road for any action in the course of this time need to seek advice from Present Conditions (https://www.nps.gov/acad/planyourvisit/ailments.htm) to determine the precise closures for any distinct timeframe.
The perform to be done on the Eagle Lake Carriage Road features, but is not constrained to:
- Rehabilitation of the current carriage highway floor and subgrade, 6+ miles.
- Rehabilitation of current drainage characteristics which include roadside ditches, stone-lined drainage channels, and find culverts.
- Reconstruction of quite a few sections of dry-laid stone masonry retaining partitions.
- Stabilization of stone slope defense walls among the carriage road and spots with steeper slopes.
On completion of this project, all 45 miles of historic carriage roads in Acadia National Park will have gone through this form of enhancement to be certain the preservation of the source and the encounter for upcoming generations. Acadia National Park includes nationally considerable cultural methods like the most effective and most intensive instance of a historic carriage road system in the United States.