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For certain kinds of cultural properties, or sites, the visual impacts of your proposed project may be a consideration in the federal approval process. To determine whether your project will have an impact, ACR flies a specialized blimp at the final height of proposed infrastructure. Simultaneously, other ACR personnel photograph toward the location from key observation points (KOPs) situated at significant archaeological sites, such as a traditional cultural properties or along emigrant trails.   


Photo; above:

Well pad  visible from NRHP-eligible Native American hunting blind site.

Visual impact explained

Contact us to find out more about our visual impact assessment capabilities

Photos, upper and lower:

ACR personnel flying blimps at heights of proposed infrastructure for assessment from key observation points.

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