Press Releases

Temporary Road and Park Closures at Lake Sidney Lanier

USACE, Mobile District
Published Feb. 7, 2022

MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lake Sidney Lanier advises the public that Buford Dam Road will be temporarily closed for roadway maintenance at 9 a.m. on Feb. 9. It is expected that the work will be completed by 5 p.m. During this time, use Highway 20 as an alternate route.

Parks with entrances inside the work area on Buford Dam Road will also be closed. Parks closed include:

- Lower Pool East

- Lower Overlook

- Lower Pool West

- West Bank Turn-out

- West Bank

All visitors to USACE Lake Sidney Lanier are asked to respect these public safety closures to minimize the risk of injuries, including from hanging limbs and other potentially hard-to-see hazards.


For questions concerning these closures please contact the USACE Lake Sidney Lanier staff on the Project Facebook page @LakeSidneyLanierUSACE; the public may also call the USACE Lake Sidney Lanier Project Management Office at (770) 945-9531 for further information.


With an area of operation across Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and northern Florida, and a vast military region that includes operations across Central and South America, the Mobile District’s award- winning teams of engineering, construction, regulatory and emergency management professionals are nationally recognized for their leadership in delivery of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ civil works and military programs missions to the Nation.




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Release no. 22-003