DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
National Park Service
OZARK NATIONAL SCENIC RIVERWAYS
COMPENDIUM AMENDMENT: 36 CFR 1.5
Designations, Closures, Permit Requirements and other Restrictions Imposed Under the Discretionary Authority of the Superintendent …Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter 1.
Under the authority of 16 U.S.C. Section 3, and Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter 1, Parts 1-7, this Compendium of Superintendent’s Orders is established for Ozark National Scenic Riverways. Regulations listed in this compendium are a requirement in addition to those listed in Parts 1-7 of Title 36 unless otherwise noted. The specific authority for this regulatory procedure is found in Sections 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7 of Title 36.
PART 1 – General Provisions
Section 1.5(a)(1) Closures and Public Use Limits:
Ozark National Scenic Riverways has experienced a slope slide damage to the Tram Road (NPS Road 123) near Van Buren, Mo. The area is approximately 7.5 miles south of Van Buren and 1.3 miles north of Chilton. The road is impassable and require significant repairs before usable again. The road will be reopened when repairs are made.
In addition, the public will be notified through a press release and the closure will be posted on the park’s website and Facebook page.
Due to heavy rainfall and saturated soil the roadbed and adjacent bank have collapsed and are very unstable. The objective of this closure is to protect the public and allow for crews to assess and repair the damaged roadway.
Last updated: April 20, 2022