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Narrows Closure

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Date: January 30, 2007

THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA
601 NEVADA WAY
BOULDER CITY, NEVADA 89005-2426

EMERGENCY CLOSURE ORDER

JANUARY 30, 2007

Pursuant to the authority vested in me as Superintendent, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, National Park Service, I hereby declare that portion of Lake Mead commonly referred to as “The Narrows” from shoreline to shoreline beginning at the eastern longitude of 114° 39’ 1” and latitude 36° 7’ 49.5” to western longitude of 114° 32’ 54.2” and latitude 36° 9’ 3.7”, to be closed to all boat traffic, fishing, and other public use during an emergency marina relocation operation.

This emergency closure will be in effect from 12 noon to 6 p.m. This closure may begin earlier or be extended past 6 p.m. if the relocation operations warrant.

The area to be closed in the interest of public safety is indicated on the drawing show below, which is hereby made a part of this order. Times during which this closure will be in effect are:

Friday, February 2, 2007, 12 noon to 6 p.m.

(Authority: Section 1.5, Chapter 1, Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, revised July 1, 2005. Section 100.35, Chapter 1, Title 33, Code of Federal Regulations, Revised July 1, 2005.)

 

William K. Dickinson

Superintendent

 
Map of Narrows Closure

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