Congressman Chris Stewart

Representing the 2nd District of Utah
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Rep. Stewart Introduces Legislation for Washington County Northern Corridor

Apr 24, 2018
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Chris Stewart’s (R-Utah) introduced H.R. 5597. This legislation will provide a much needed transportation route in Washington County, Utah.

 

“This is a big win for my constituents in Washington County,” Stewart said. “This bill will finally allow for further transportation development to accommodate growth in one of the fastest growing areas in the nation.”

 

The Washington County Commission said,  “We appreciate Rep. Stewart’s leadership on this legislation that is vital to Washington County’s future. The Washington County Commission has worked collaboratively with the BLM, Fish and Wildlife, the State Department of Wildlife Resources and local stakeholders to create a framework for meeting the resource needs of the tortoise and transportation requirements of Washington County’s growing population. Congressman Stewart’s legislation has our full support and backing.”

 

The full text of the bill can be found here.

A map of the Northern Corridor proposed route can be found here

A map of the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve Zone 6 can be found here