Norfork Dam full closure to set begin Monday


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds travelers they are scheduling a full road closure for Arkansas Highway 177 across Norfork Dam beginning Sept. 25 at 6:30 until Sept. 30 at 5 to deploy equipment used to perform routine maintenance on the dam.

The closure is being coordinated with emergency services and law enforcement agencies.

Motorists should plan an alternate route during the road closure. Alternate routes include southbound on Hwy. 177 past the Norfork dam closure will require a detour using Arkansas Highway 5 through Norfork, then Baxter County Road 64 north back to Hwy. 177 at Jordan. Northbound travelers on Hwy. 177 will need to take the detour around the dam on Baxter County Road 64 south from Jordan to Hwy. 5 south of Norfork.

For more information, contact the Mountain Home Project Office at 870-425-2700.

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