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West Davis Corridor impacts expand

By Amy Brunvand

It seems inevitable that the environmental footprint of the West Davis Corridor freeway has already increased before any of the new freeway has even been built. In August, the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) applied for a permit to infill an additional 50.54 acres of wetlands, over the 4,416 acres of wetland bird habitat.

Documents: spk.usace.army.mil/Media/RegulatoryPublicNotices.aspx.

Written comments due September 12: Matthew.S.Wilson@usace.army.mil.

This article was originally published on September 12, 2017.