US Army Corps of Engineers
Mobile District

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Buford Dam Road, Park Areas To Temporarily Close

US Army Corps of Engineers - Mobile District
Published Jan. 14, 2020

  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District at Lake Sidney Lanier announces Buford Dam Road will be closed to traffic in order to complete roadway repairs, starting at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 22. Repairs are expected to be completed by 5:00 p.m., reopening Buford Dam Road to traffic.

While repairs are in progress, parks with entrances inside the work area on Buford Dam Road will also be closed.  These parks include:

  • Lower Overlook
  • Lower Pool West
  • West Bank Turn-out

The Lake Lanier Project Management Office and Visitor Center will remain open to public access.

For any questions concerning this information, please contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Sidney Lanier, at (770) 945-9531.

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Nestled in the foothills of the Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains lies Lake Sidney Lanier. Well-known for its recreational opportunities, Lake Lanier hosts millions of visitors and recreation seekers annually. Lake Lanier has 76 recreational areas, including 40 Corps-operated parks and campgrounds, 10 marinas, and Lake Lanier Islands. With more than 690 miles of shoreline, the lake is well-known for its beautiful aqua-blue water, spectacular scenery, and unique recreational activities. Constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the 1950s, Lake Lanier is a multi-purpose reservoir lake authorized for flood protection, power production, water supply, navigation, recreation, and fish and wildlife management.

 

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