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Section 4: Route Conditions

You will be asked to:

  1. Confirm that passenger vehicles are accommodated along the entire route, and describe how this is facilitated if segments of the road are not paved. Please remember that paved or unpaved, the road or highway must safely and conveniently accommodate two-wheel-drive automobiles with standard clearances. All-American Road nominees will also be asked to discuss the accommodation of conventional tour buses.

  2. Describe the accommodation of bicycle and pedestrian travel along the byway, if applicable. Roads or highways considered for National Scenic Byways and All-American Road designations should accommodate, wherever feasible, bicycle and pedestrian travel.

  3. Describe any restrictions to the types of vehicles that are allowed along the route.

  4. Describe any seasonal closures or other restrictions along the route.

  5. Describe, in one sentence, the best time during the year to drive the byway and experience the primary Intrinsic Quality(s) identified in this application (1 for designation as a National Scenic Byway, 2 for designation as an All-American Road).

  6. In one sentence, describe any travel concentrations or high seasons when byway visitors might be more likely to encounter crowds or extra traffic.


  1. You will be asked to describe all of the factors of your roadway that contribute to its safety for travelers.
Updated: 9/3/2013
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