Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone completes first big stimulus project

July 27, 2009, 8:03 am

Yellowstone National Park has completed its first major project funded by the federal economic stimulus program.

The park says it has resurfaced the 11-mile section of road between the Lewis River Bridge and the park's South Entrance. The work cost $1.2 million.

Yellowstone is receiving $14.7 million in federal stimulus funding for 14 different projects. The entire National Park Service system is receiving $750-million from the stimulus program.