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  • Road closure scheduled for Gavins Point Dam crest road

    Crest Road, the road that crosses the Gavins Point Dam will be closed from 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, through 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29. This closure will include nighttime hours. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time. The closure is a result of the inspection, repair and painting of the spillway gates. There will be periodic closures throughout duration of the construction, which will continue into the fall.
  • Spillway gate repairs mean more road closures at Gavins Point Dam

    Crest Road, the road that crosses the Gavins Point Dam will be closed from 8 a.m. Monday, August 11 through 3:30 p.m. Friday, August 15. This closure will include nighttime hours. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time. The closure is a result of the inspection, repair and painting of the spillway gates at Gavins Point Dam. There will be periodic closures throughout duration of the construction, which will continue into the fall.
  • Draft Environmental Assessment for Lake Yankton Fish Population Renovation Project, Neb., S.D., available for public review

    A draft environmental assessment for a proposed fish population rehabilitation project at Lake Yankton is currently available for public review. In recent years Lake Yankton has become dominated by “rough” fish species including Asian carp that are considered detrimental to the recreational fishery. The goal of the proposed project is to re-establish the recreational fishery by allowing for the establishment of a desirable game fish population.
  • Another closure scheduled for Gavins Point Dam Crest Road

    Crest Road, the road that crosses the Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, S.D., will be closed 8 a.m. Wednesday, July 23 through 5 p.m. Friday, July 25. This closure will include nighttime hours. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time.
  • Another closure scheduled for Gavins Point Dam Crest Road

    Crest Road, the road that crosses the Gavins Point Dam will be closed from 8 a.m. Wednesday, July 16 through 5 p.m. Thursday, July 17. This closure will include nighttime hours. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time. The closure is a result of the inspection, repair and painting of the spillway gates. Periodic closures will continue throughout the duration of construction, which will continue into the fall.
  • Tours of Gavins Point power plant canceled due to construction

    Tours at the Gavins Point power plant, near Yankton, S.D., are cancedled through the remainder of 2014 due to construction.
  • Gavins Point Dam Road Closed July 8 – 11

    Crest Road, the road that crosses the Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, S.D., will be closed 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 8 through 5 p.m. Friday, July 11. This closure will include nighttime hours. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time.
  • Gavins Point Dam Road Closed June 23-27

    Crest Road, the road that crosses the Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, S.D., will be closed from 8 a.m. Monday, June 23 through 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 27. This closure will include nighttime hours. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time.
  • Weekend programs at Gavins Point Project

    Several program are scheduled for June 14 and 15 at the Gavins Point Project near Yankton, SD
  • Lewis and Clark Visitor Center to change hours

    The Lewis and Clark Visitor Center near Yankton, S.D. will change its operating hours beginning Tuesday, June 3.