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Paved roads, tunnels, bridges and parking lots make up about half of NPS' $12 billion in deferred maintenance, followed by building repairs.

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Utility repairs top Grand Canyon's deferred maintenance needs

Trans Canyon Pipeline, North Rim water system make up majority of park's $370 million repair estimate

As the National Park Service faces an uncertain budgetary future, two senators introduced a bi-partisan bill aimed at chiseling away the agency’s $12 billion deferred maintenance backlog.