The steps below show the process for how this project has been developed. We are currently at Step 9.

* indicates the current step in the planning process
Step 1. GWA begins consulting with local and federal agencies - July 2012
Step 2. Define purpose and need/develop preliminary alternatives
Step 3. Categorical Exclusion Determination to NEPA for project design - 2015
Step 4. Historic American Engineering Record Finalized - 2016
Step 5. NPS Approval for Special Use Permit to conduct cleanup and design investigations - 2017
Step 6. Final Archaeological Monitoring and Discovery Plan - 2019
Step 7. NPS Approval for Scientific Research and Collecting Permit - 2021
Step 8. Biological Survey Report Completed - 2021
Step 9. Conduct Civic Engagement *
Step 10. Identify environmental impacts and select preferred alternative
Step 11. Prepare draft plan/environmental document
Step 12. Public review of draft plan/environmental document
Step 13. Analysis of public comment
Step 14. Prepare final plan/decision document
Step 15. Release final plan/decision document to the public