MillwoodLake

ASHDOWN — Highway 32 across Millwood Lake will close at 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17 while the sluice gate conduits at the base of the spillway are inspected. During the inspection, a crane and other heavy equipment will block the bridge across the spillway.

Because of safety concerns no access will be allowed to the River Run West and East parks to include the campground, boat launch ramp and bank during the closure.

The closure has been coordinated with local emergency and law enforcement agencies.  Officials from the Army Corps of Engineers Millwood Project Office said they regret any inconvenience this may cause. They ask motorists to drive slowly on the alternate route because some drivers may not be familiar with the roads. Also, they urge motorists to plan around the closing and allow extra time to reach their destinations.

People traveling on Highway 32 west to Ashdown, will not be allowed beyond the Beard's Bluff Park turnoff. For those traveling east from Ashdown, the road will be closed beyond Millwood State Park. 

For more information about Millwood Lake call 501-870-898-3343. 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.  

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.