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Posted 10/20/2011

Release no. 12-002


Contact
Denisha Braxton
817-886-1435

FORT WORTH, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Sam Rayburn Lake announce the closure of Recreation Road 255 across the top of the Power Plant and the entire Dam Section. Closure of RR255 will allow replacement of old bridge crane trolleys under an American Recovery and Revitalization Act Contract on October 26 at 3 a.m. to October 27 at approximately 9 a.m. The road closure will be from Ebenezer Park road to the Umphreys Pavilion section with access remaining open on either side of the Dam.

A potential alternate route to avoid any delays during the approximate 30 hour closure will be through Jasper using Highways 63 and US 96. For more information please contact Scott Lynn or Tom Webb at the Sam Rayburn Power Plant at (409) 384-5292.

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About the Fort Worth District: The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was established in 1950. The District is responsible for water resources development in two-thirds of Texas, and design and construction at military installations in Texas and parts of Louisiana and New Mexico. Visit the Fort Worth District Web site at: www.swf.usace.army.mil and SWF Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Worth-District-US-Army-Corps-of-Engineers/188083711219308

American Recovery and Revialization Act road closure Sam Rayburn Lake