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    The Nevada Department of Transportation reopened a northbound and southbound lane of Interstate 15 Sept. 12; therefore, Lake Mead National Recreation Area entrance fees will resume Sept. 14. More »

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  • Areas of Park Impacted by Storm Damage

    Strong storms rolled through Lake Mead National Recreation Area Aug. 3-4, causing damage to some areas of the park. Crews are working to restore the below locations. Debris may be present in other areas of the park, as well, especially in the backcountry. More »

RECOVERY ACT PROJECTS FOR LAKE MEAD NRA

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Date: April 23, 2009
Contact: Andrew S. Muñoz, 702-293-8691

RECOVERY ACT PROJECTS FOR LAKE MEAD NRA

Multiple State Projects
Lake Mead  -Install Gate to Protect Visitors and Preserve Resource Habitat (multiple projects)
 -Rehabilitate Fish Cleaning Stations at Boat Launch Ramps
 -Repair Flash Flood Warning System Replace HVAC Units Parkwide Seal -Hazardous Mine and Restore Natural Landscape (multiple projects) Seal -Hazardous Mine, Install Gate, and Restore Natural Landscape (multiple projects)
Lake Mead Total  $802,000


Nevada Projects
Lake Mead  -Install Photovoltaic System at Warehouse Complex
 -Perform Preservation Treatment on Roads Parkwide
 -Rehabilitate 9 Miles of Northshore Road Replace Roofs on Three Quarters Units
Lake Mead Total  $18,268,000

Full list is available at: http://recovery.doi.gov/docs/nps/nps_state_projects.pdf

Andrew S. Muñoz
Public Affairs Officer
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
702-293-8691 office
andrew_munoz@nps.gov
http://www.nps.gov/lame

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Lake Mead Exotic Plant Management Team

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