NR 17-043: Martins Fork Dam, fishing pier area closing for debris removal

Published Dec. 26, 2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Martins Fork Dam and fishing pier area are closing Jan. 8, 2018 for approximately 30 days while crews work to remove accumulated debris from the stilling basin.  A structural inspection is also being performed during the closure. (USACE photo by Sue Bush)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Martins Fork Dam and fishing pier area are closing Jan. 8, 2018 for approximately 30 days while crews work to remove accumulated debris from the stilling basin. A structural inspection is also being performed during the closure.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Martins Fork Dam and fishing pier area are closing Jan. 8, 2018 for approximately 30 days while crews work to remove accumulated debris from the stilling basin.  A structural inspection is also being performed during the closure. (USACE photo by Sue Bush)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Martins Fork Dam and fishing pier area are closing Jan. 8, 2018 for approximately 30 days while crews work to remove accumulated debris from the stilling basin. A structural inspection is also being performed during the closure.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 26, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Martins Fork Dam and fishing pier area are closing Jan. 8, 2018 for approximately 30 days while crews work to remove accumulated debris from the stilling basin.  A structural inspection is also being performed during the closure.

The area closed is from the Martins Fork Dam tailwater area to the Kentucky 987 bridge immediately below the dam. For more information, please contact Sue Bush or Dave Robinson at the Martins Fork Lake Resource Manager’s Office at 606-573-7655.

(For more information about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District, or visit the district’s website at www.lrn.usace.army.mil., on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/nashvillecorps, and on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/nashvillecorps. The public can also follow Martins Fork Lake on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/martinsforklake.)

Contact
Lee Roberts
615-736-7161
chief.public-affairs@usace.army.mil

Release no. 17-055