FORT WORTH, Texas- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Grapevine Lake announce temporary closure of boat ramps in Murrell Park and City of Grapevine operated Dove Loop ramp in Oak Grove Park. The ramps will be closed Monday, August 13, to allow U.S. Geological Survey dive teams to survey the lake for presence of zebra mussels. Dive teams are scheduled to begin the survey in the morning and should allow for ramps to reopen by mid-afternoon. Cooperation during the temporary closure times is appreciated.
For more information on zebra mussels and how to clean, drain and dry a boat, visit http://www.texasinvasives.org/.
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
Release no. 12-037