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LANE CLOSURE ON LAKESHORE ROAD

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Date: March 30, 2012

National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA News Release

For Immediate Release: March 30, 2012
Release No.: 2012-10

Contact: Randy Lavasseur, (702) 293-8817

LANE CLOSURE ON LAKESHORE ROAD

LAS VEGAS- The southbound travel lane of Lakeshore Road within the Lake Mead National Recreation Area will be closed for construction at mile marker 1.5 for 100 yards April 3 through April 5, 2012. Additionally, the maximum speed limit will be reduced from 50 mph to 20 mph for 300 yards on both travel lanes approaching the construction site. The National Park Service is advising visitors to expect delays and exercise caution as they approach the construction site.

Visitors are reminded to wear their seatbelts and life jackets during Spring Break while recreating on the beautiful lands and waterways of Lake Mead National Recreation Area. .

To plan your visit to Lake Mead, visit http://www.nps.gov/lake. Visit http://www.nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm for discounts and special offers at Lake Mead and national parks nationwide.

Did You Know?

Scenic view over looking Lake Mohave

With more than 700 miles of shoreline, Lake Mead offers countless opportunities for exploration. One can return to Lake Mead National Recreation Area again and again to a favorite cove or hideaway in which to enjoy the special solitude, where water and desert contrast and complement each other.