ST. THOMAS ROAD CLOSED
Contact: Andrew S. Muñoz, 702-293-8691
OVERTON, Nev. - The National Park Service has closed the road leading to the St. Thomas town ruins for repair. St. Thomas is in the northern area of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Heavy rains over the weekend washed out a portion of the road. Repair is expected to take at least two weeks.
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Did You Know?
Lake Mead was named in honor of Dr. Elwood Mead. As Commissioner of Reclamation from 1924 - 1936, he drafted new specifications for a giant project that would dam the Colorado River and create the world's (at that time) largest artificial lake.