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Posted 12/4/2013

Release no. 13-085

Scott Hodge

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – One lane of Highway 177 across Norfork Lake will be closed at 7 a.m. Monday and remain closed through March 31, 2015 to conduct maintenance on the dam’s 12 tainter gates.

Officials at the Army Corps of Engineers Mountain Home Project Office 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 drive 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, on Facebook at, and on Twitter at