MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The Corps of Engineers will close both lanes of Highway 178 across Bull Shoals Dam from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. Dec. 7 and 8 to install equipment needed to refurbish the tainter gates on Bull Shoals Dam.
Once the necessary equipment is in place, one lane will be open while the rehab work is performed. The single lane closure is scheduled through May 2017.
Additional road closures, of up to two days will be schedule about every eight weeks to move equipment as work progresses.
The closure has been coordinated with local emergency and law enforcement agencies. Officials from the Army Corps of Engineers Mountain Home Project Office regret any inconvenience this may cause. If you are traveling in this area, please expect delays, obey flagmen, and operate cautiously around equipment and work crews.
For more information, contact the Mountain Home Project Office at 870-425-2700.
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Release no. 15-111