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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Hetch Hetchy Road
Structure Number:
RO09844
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
No records.
Park:
Yosemite National Park
Historic District:
 
Historic District
No records.
Structure State:
California
Structure County:
Mariposa
Region:
Pacific West
Cluster:
Pacific Great Basin
Administrative Unit:
Yosemite National Park
LCS ID:
056027
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Determined Eligible - SHPO
National Register Date:
08/28/2004
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Contributing
Short Significance Description:
Road was built as a roadbed for the construction railway for the O'Shaughnessy Dam, the principal structure of the controversial Hetch Hetchy Reservoir Project. The railway was converted to a park highway in 1925.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1915
AD


City of San Francisco
Engineer
2. 
Reconstructed
1925
AD


NPS
Engineer
 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Road-Related
Primary Current Use:
NPS Class II Connector Road
Structure Contains Museum Collections?:
No
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
No records.
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Road
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Superstructure
Asphalt
Short Physical Description:
2-lane, 9 mile auto road between Mather Station and the Hetch Hetchy dam.