• Carlyle Lake Main Dam bridge to close for maintenance

    by  • April 9, 2014 • News

    On Monday, April 14, 2014, the Carlyle Lake Main Dam bridge deck will be closed for maintenance work.

    The work is a continuation from prior structural repairs and painting performed in 2006. carlyle lake

    Repairs will include sandblasting and repainting the four tainter gates at the Carlyle Lake Main Dam.

    These repairs will ensure the integrity and increase the longevity of the structure.

    The repairs are expected to last through the entire recreation season and work is scheduled to be completed in September 2014.

    The schedule of work is contingent upon weather and lake level, and may be adjusted.

    Many visitors use the existing main dam road for recreational opportunities. During this time frame, pedestrian traffic will be restricted across the main dam bridge deck.

    The east and west main dam service roads will remain open for visitors wishing to enjoy walking, running or bike riding.

    Visitors should also consider using the Carlyle Lake bike trail located around the lake and through the city of Carlyle.

    For more information about Carlyle Lake, contact the Carlyle Lake Project office at (618) 594-2484 or email at carlylelake@usace.army.mil.