The National Park Service is looking at building a bridge over the landslide.
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Friday declared “squaw” to be a derogatory term and kicked off a policy to change all federal place names that contain it.
Veterans can continue to apply through 2025.
Haaland was due to visit in mid-September, particularly to meet leaders in King Cove.
Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Andy Mills said its contractor is waiting for special use permits to mark wetlands and identify cultural resources with the aid of a helicopter.
Haaland said the physical and spiritual suffering has harmed entire communities.
The Biden administration has reversed course and is now defending a decision to allow the Willow project, a major oil drilling development in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.
The road would connect King Cove to Cold Bay, which King Cove residents say could save lives in a medical emergency.
Rep. Young says the scope of Biden’s $2 trillion proposal is too wide, but he agrees the U.S. does need to go big.
Raina Thiele was President Obama’s lead tribal liaison and helped organize his landmark trip to Alaska in 2015.