Maree Lerchen, board president of the White Pass Scenic Byway, went to
The US Forest Service is a key player on the byway. Much of the byway is on the
In addition to the recent designation, the byway board of directors is currently working on a community gateway sign project through the Federal Transportation Enhancement Program. These funds are earmarked for constructing and erecting two major gateway signs at the east (Naches) and west (Mary’s Corner) end of the byway. This grant will also provide for signs in six locations along the byway. Communities receiving these signs are: Mossyrock, Morton, Randle, Packwood, Naches and the summit of
Earlier this month, the White Pass Scenic Byway received notice they have been chosen to receive $82,000 from Federal Highways to install wayfinding signs in the byway communities. The grant is being matched by local funds of $20,000 for the project. These traveler signs will help direct travelers off the byway and into their communities.
For more information about the National Byways Designation and grants as well as the National Scenic Byway Foundation visit:
For information regarding the White Pass Scenic Byway visit: http://www.whitepassbyway.com/