MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The Corps of Engineers is updating the lane closure schedule for Highway 177 across Norfork Lake. Beginning, Monday, Aug. 5 one lane will now be closed 24 hours a day until Dec. 1 to do maintenance on the dam’s tainter gates.
Officials at the Army Corps of Engineers Mountain Home Project Office said they regret any inconvenience this may cause and ask for public cooperation during the closure. If you are traveling in this area, please expect delays, obey traffic lights, and operate cautiously around equipment and work crews.
The closure is being coordinated with emergency services and law enforcement agencies.
For more information about Norfork Lake call 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. 13-055