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Facility closures at Government Bay, Lake Sakakawea scheduled to reopen

Published Oct. 6, 2020

RIVERDALE, N.D.— UPDATE: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District announced that the City of Riverdale is in the process of completing repairs today, and that access will be restored tomorrow, Oct. 7 to the Government Bay Recreation Area on Lake Sakakawea.  

The temporary closure of the access road and fish cleaning station at the Government Bay Recreation Area occurred due to of a water line break in Riverdale, North Dakota on Sept. 21. 

The break impacted the structure of the roadway requiring the road closure. Facilities impacted included the Morning Star Campground and the Government Bay fish cleaning station, parking lots and boat ramp.  The city of Riverdale will be finishing the necessary repairs today. 

For additional information please contact: 

Nathan Busche  

(701) 654-7757



Release no. 20-145