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ST THOMAS ROAD CLOSED DUE TO STORM DAMAGE

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Date: August 29, 2012

 

National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA News Release

For Immediate Release: August 27, 2012
Release No.: 2012-35

Contact: Kevin Turner, 702-293-8712

 

ST. THOMAS ROAD CLOSED DUE TO STORM DAMAGE

LAS VEGAS, NV - The National Park Service announced today that St. Thomas Road,Approved Road 109, is closed to the public until further notice due to storm damage. National Park Service Rangers urge visitors to use caution when traveling on park roads for the next few weeks. Recent storms have left backcountry areas with debris on roadways and in some cases, backcountry roads are washed out completely. The park will have heavy equipment and operators working to clear debris over the next several weeks. All paved roads and access roads to developed areas are open.

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.

- NPS

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