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WILLOW BEACH ROAD REOPENS AFTER FLOOD DAMAGE

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Date: November 22, 2013

National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA News Release

For Immediate Release: November 22, 2013
Release No.: 2013-77
Contact: Christie Vanover, e-mail us 702-283-2344

WILLOW BEACH ROAD REOPENS AFTER FLOOD DAMAGE

BOULDER CITY, NEV. – Willow Beach Road in Lake Mead National Recreation Area has reopened. It was temporarily closed due to flooding and storm damage.

St. Thomas Road, which is located near Overton, Nev., is a dirt road. It will remain closed until the road dries out, making it more stable.

-NPS-

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Desolate picture of the Mojave Desert

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