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  • Crest Road across Gavins Point spillway closed Tuesday May 19

    The spillway and intake deck on the Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota will be closed from 1-3 p.m., Tuesday, May 19. This will prohibit through traffic on the road that crosses Gavins Point Dam, also known as the Crest Road.
  • Crest Road closing Tuesday

    The road that crosses Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota, also known as Crest Road, will be closed Tuesday, May 5 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. for road maintenance. People are asked to plan on taking alternate routes during the closure.
  • Road across Gavins Point Dam temporarily closing March 31

    Crest Road crossing Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota, will close for an extended period to allow contractors to re-seal the monolith (expansion) joints in the powerhouse. The road will close at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, March 31, and will be closed for approximately four weeks.
  • Hazardous conditions exist below Gavins Point Dam for anglers during paddlefish season

    Hazardous conditions will exist below Gavins Point Dam for anglers during paddlefish season With paddlefish snagging season set to begin Oct. 1, anglers are cautioned that hazardous conditions will exist on the Missouri River below Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, SD due to high releases
  • Extensive flood damage prompts closure of Audubon Bend

    The Audubon Bend area near Wynot, Nebraska will be closed until further notice due to extensive flood damage.
  • Construction delayed at Gavins Point powerplant will keep Crest Road open

    Scheduled construction at Gavins Point powerplant near Yankton, SD is being postponed to keep the road across the dam, known as Crest Road, open pending decisions and repairs of the Nebraska Highway 121 bridge near Highway 81.
  • Crest Road closed due to winter storm warning this weekend

    Crest Road crossing Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota will close at 8 p.m. Friday, March 8 through 5 p.m. Sunday, March 10 due to the winter storm warning scheduled for this area over the weekend.
  • Lewis and Clark Visitor Center closes for the season on November 16

    The Lewis and Clark Visitor Center near Yankton, SD will close for the winter season effective Friday, November 16 at 4:00 P.M. The center will reopen in February 2019.
  • Timber stand improvement to take place on Lake Yankton Island.

    A timber stand improvement project will take place on 82 acres of the Lake Yankton Island below Gavins Point Dam, near Yankton, SD beginning November 1 and is expected to be completed by November 30. Those dates may change due to weather and other factors. Visitors should not go beyond posted closures and hunters encouraged not to leave tree stands in area.
  • Road across Gavins Point Dam closed September 10, 11

    Crest Road, the road on Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota, will be closed from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Monday, September 10 and Tuesday, September 11 to perform inspections on the spillway bridge. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time.