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September, 2016


CORPS ANNOUNCES OCTOBER PROGRAMS AT DEWEY SHORT VISITOR CENTER

BRANSON, Mo. - The Army Corps of Engineers, Dewey Short Visitor Center at Table Rock Lake is offering several park ranger led programs through the end of October. All programs are free, open to the public, and registration is only required for the “Night at the Museum” program on Oct. 21. Unless otherwise noted, programs begin at Dewey Short Visitor Center. [Read More]
Published: Sep-28-16

MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 16-50 U.S. Coast Guard Safety Zone NM 118.6-NM 119.6

Little Rock, Ark - To ensure the safety of life and property on the navigable waters during demolition of the Broadway Bridge, the U.S. Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the Arkansas River from mile marker 118.6 to mile marker 119.6. [Read More]
Published: Sep-27-16

ONE LANE OF HIGHWAY 177 ACROSS NORFORK DAM TO CLOSE FOR MAINTENANCE

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – One lane of Highway 177 across Norfork Lake will close at 7 a.m. Oct. 4 and remain closed through 2:30 p.m. Dec. 1 to conduct maintenance on the dam’s two power plant penstock gates. [Read More]
Published: Sep-27-16

CORPS SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR LAKE CLEANUP

ROGERS, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers Beaver Lake Project Office is seeking volunteers to join in and help clean up Beaver Lake during the Annual Beaver Lake Cleanup. [Read More]
Published: Sep-22-16

CORPS RESTRICTS TRAFFIC IN PRAIRIE CRREEK PARK DURING TRIATHLON

ROGERS, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers, Beaver Project Office advise Prairie Creek Park visitors that traffic in and out of the park will be restricted to registered campers and marina patrons from 5:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept 25 while a triathlon is competing in the area. [Read More]
Published: Sep-22-16

HIGHWAY 178 BRIDGE ACROSS BULL SHOALS DAM TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The Corps of Engineers will close both lanes of Highway 178 across Bull Shoals Dam from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Sept. 26 and Sept. 27 to install equipment needed to refurbish the tainter gates on Bull Shoals Dam. [Read More]
Published: Sep-15-16

CORPS TO ISSUE SPECIAL PERMITS TO 8 YOUTH DEER HUNTERS

ASHDOWN, Ark. -- The Army Corps of Engineers is taking applications from hunters ages 6-15 who want to participate in a special deer hunt Nov. 5 at Millwood Lake. Eight permits will be issued to young hunters who seek to experience the outdoors and have a great place to hunt that is normally closed to hunting. [Read More]
Published: Sep-15-16

Drawdown Nearing Completion on Nimrod Lake

PLAINVIEW, Ark. -- The Army Corps of Engineers wants to remind visitors that a drawdown is nearing completion on Nimrod Lake that began earlier this summer. [Read More]
Published: Sep-14-16

MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 16-49 David D. Terry Lock 6 Reopened

MKARNS - David D. Terry Lock (No. 6) reopened to navigation traffic at 5 p.m. on Sept. 3. [Read More]
Published: Sep-07-16

CORPS URGES WATER SAFETY DURING HOLIDAY WEEKEND

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Labor Day weekend is among the top three busiest weekends of the year at the region’s lakes and rivers, and officials of the Army Corps of Engineers say they expect this year will be no exception. However, they warn visitors to practice good water safety habits to avoid accidents that could result in serious injury or death. [Read More]
Published: Sep-02-16
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