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Posted 2/28/2018

Release no. 18-019

Rhonda Paige
819 Taylor Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102

FORT WORTH, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has temporarily closed the road over Joe Pool Dam due to some shallow embankment slides.

Lake staff identified the shallow slides while conducting routine surveillance of the structure. These slides are shallow in nature and do not pose any immediate concerns to the structural integrity of the dam. The dam continues to function as designed. 

No vehicles, bicycles or pedestrians will be allowed on the dam until repairs are complete.

For more information, please contact the Public Affairs Office at 817-886-1306.


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: https://www.facebook.com/usacefortworth/.

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