Hwy 62 – 40 COMPARATIVE SUMMARY OF POTENTIAL LONG-TERM IMPACTS

Rehabilitation of Highway 62 West, Crater Lake National Park, Klamath County, Oregon

 ALTERNATIVES

COMPARATIVE SUMMARY OF POTENTIAL LONG-TERM IMPACTS

TABLE 3. COMPARATIVE SUMMARY OF POTENTIAL LONG-TERM IMPACTS

Impact Topic Alternative A: No Action Alternative B: Resurfacing, Restoration, and Rehabilitation Alternative C: Resurfacing, Restoration, Rehabilitation, and Realignment
Biotic Communities

No change from present conditions

Negligible, adverse impact on roadside vegetation and wildlife would continueNegligible, beneficial effects would occur where habitat is restored Minor, adverse 

Minor, beneficial effects where habitat is restored

Soils and Geology No change from present conditions Localized, adverse, and negligible Localized, adverse, and negligible to minor
Visitor Use and Highway Safety No change from present conditions, current condition constitutes a long-term, minor, adverse impact Negligible beneficial Minor beneficial
Park Operations No change, current condition constitutes a long-term, minor, adverse impact Negligible beneficial Minor beneficial

 

 

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