Timothy M. Kaine

National Park Service seeks $54 million for Colonial Parkway repairs

National Park Service seeks $54 million for Colonial Parkway repairs

The National Park Service has its eye on $54 million in federal grant money to fund repairs on more than 11 miles of the Colonial Parkway between Williamsburg and Yorktown.

The grant would help chip away at $420 million in deferred maintenance at Colonial National Historical Park, which also includes the Yorktown Battlefield and part of Jamestown Island, according to a news release from the office of Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.).

“The views along the Colonial Parkway continue to inspire, but the Parkway, designed and built between 1931 and 1957, is in desperate need of repair. The 50-year-old design life expired a generation ago for much of the Parkway. Significant...

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