FORT WORTH, Texas – The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that recreation areas closed during the government shutdown from October 1-16 are again open for recreation.
Areas closed due to flooding conditions, maintenance and construction and low lake levels will remain closed until further notice. Some parks were scheduled for seasonal closures during the shutdown period and will not reopen.
For a complete list of closures go to http://www.swf-wc.usace.army.mil/drought/drought.htm. For information regarding a specific lake go to http://www.swf.usace.army.mil/About/LakesandRecreationInformation.aspx and select the lake you are interested in or call the Lake office directly.
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. 14-008