Twain Lake Recreation Area Reopening

5 years 11 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, June 07 2012 Jun 7, 2012 Thursday, June 07, 2012 10:16:00 AM CDT June 07, 2012 in News
Source: AP
By: Associated Press

FLORIDA (AP) - A popular northeast Missouri recreation area ravaged by flooding in 2008 is opening again.

The Quincy Herald-Whig reports that Bluffview Recreation Area at Mark Twain Lake will reopen for daylinght use on Friday.

Massive releases from Clarence Cannon Dam aimed at lowering high-water levels in Mark Twain Lake caused significant damage to the recreation area popular for its fishing. The water broke through a re-regulation dam and eroded the stream banks at Bluffview.

Repair work continues but the Army Corps of Engineers, which operates the area, says the dam and downstream channel have been repaired through a $5.9 million project funded with federal stimulus money.

 

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