Legacy Parkway: Evaluating the effects of construction on wetland patterns
Dorsey, Nate; Brandley, Jillian; Fawcett, Joshua; Johnson, Michael; Bekker, Matthew
The Legacy Parkway is a 14-mile highway that was built in 2008 to alleviate traffic congestion in Davis County, Utah. The parkway was built near the Great Salt Lake in an area with many wetlands. Prior to construction there was a great deal of controversy regarding how the parkway might negatively affect the wetlands. This research attempts to answer the following question: How did construction of the Legacy Parkway impact wetland patterns?