MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled a full road closure from 6:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. daily on Nov.22 and Nov.23 for Hwy 178 across Bull Shoals Dam, to install equipment used to perform maintenance on the dam’s sluice gates.
The closure has been coordinated with local emergency and law enforcement agencies.
Please plan an alternate route through this area during the road closure. Travel to locations on Hwy 178 past the Bull Shoals Dam will require a detour using Highway 178 through Flippin, Highway 62-412 through Gassville, Highway 126 and Hwy 5 through Midway, and Highway 178 through Lakeview.
Also, in coordination with the City of Bull Shoals, the Browns Beach boat ramp will be closed from Nov. 17 through Nov. 26. The boat ramp will close to position equipment for the Bull Shoals Dam sluice gate rehabilitation.
Officials from the Army Corps of Engineers Mountain Home Project Office regret any inconvenience this may cause.
For more information, contact the Mountain Home Project Office at 870-425-2700.
Recreation information can be found on the Internet at www.swl.usace.army.mil, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/littlerockusace, and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/usacelittlerock.
Release no. 19-192