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  • Lewis and Clark Visitor Center reopens for the 2021 season

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lewis and Clark Visitor Center at Gavins Point Project, near Yankton, SD, has reopened for the 2021 season. Current hours are Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. The center will be open on weekends beginning Memorial Day weekend.
  • Crest Road Closed Monday, March 1 for maintenance

    The road that crosses Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota, also known as Crest Road, will be closed Monday, March 1 from 12:30 pm – 3 pm for maintenance. People are asked to take alternate routes during the closure.
  • Portion of spillway parking area closed during fiber optic replacement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District has announced that a portion of the parking area on the north side of the Gavins Point Dam spillway, near Yankton, S.D., will be closed beginning Monday, Nov. 30. Vehicles and pedestrians will be prohibited in the area during the closure.
  • Gavins Point Dam spillway gate to undergo maintenance, some impact on anglers during paddlefish season expected

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District announced Friday that spillway gate maintenance will take place on Gavins Point Dam through Oct. 16, which may impact anglers in the area for paddlefish season.
  • Crest Road closed Monday and Tuesday

    YANKTON, S.D. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday that Crest Road will be closed Monday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for bridge inspections; motorists should plan on taking alternate routes during the closure.
  • Releases from Fort Peck Dam to decline during maintenance work

    Releases from Fort Peck Dam will be reduced from 11,000 cubic feet per second to 8,500 cfs on July 28 and then increase slightly to 9,000 cfs on July 29. A Power Plant maintenance project originally scheduled for June was rescheduled for late July. The project will require outages on Units 1, 2, and 3 to support testing on Unit 2.
  • No thru traffic on Crest Road July 9

    The spillway and powerplant road across Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota, will be closed from 9 a.m. through 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, for maintenance. This will prohibit thru traffic on the road that crosses Gavins Point Dam, also known as Crest Road. People are asked to take alternate routes during the closure.
  • No through traffic on Crest Road Wednesday

    The spillway and powerplant roadway at Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota, will be closed Wedensday from 8 a.m. to noon for maintenance. This will prohibit through traffic on the road that crosses Gavins Point Dam, also known as the Crest Road.
  • 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.