Kern National Wildlife Refuge Auto Tour Route Improvements

Project Description

The project was in Kern National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), which is 19 miles west of Delano, CA in Kern County. The project improved the roadway by reconditioning the existing roadway and adding 4 to 6 inches of aggregate surface course on 10.5 miles of the Auto Tour Routes at Kern NWR, this improved the overall access to areas of the refuge for wildlife viewing and other activities.

Key Project Dates

Advertise: Summer 2017
Construction: Fall 2017-Spring 2018
Completed: April 2018

Project Photos

Previous Roadway Conditions.

Previous Roadway Conditions.


Auto Tour Route After Project Completion.

Auto Tour Route After Project Completion.

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Project Details
Project # CA FTFW KERN 10(2) & 11(1)
Project Name Auto Tour Route Improvements
Location Kern County
FLMA U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Status Completed

Contact Information

Project Manager: Emilio Burgos
Phone: 720-963-3639
Email: Emilio.Burgos@dot.gov

Federal Highway Administration
Central Federal Lands Highway Division
12300 West Dakota Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80228
720-963-3500