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Yosemite Remodel Placed On Hold

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Yosemite National Park, CA — Ambitious plans to remodel lodging, move a road and expand campsites in Yosemite National Park are on hold until officials prepare a better plan to protect the Merced River.

Friday´s ruling effectively halts about $60 million in construction projects for at least two years. Yosemite officials say it could have “huge negative impacts” on the park´s efforts to accommodate the three million visitors who travel to Yosemite each year.