USACE Announces Boat Ramp Closure

(CARLYLE, IL) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced that the General Dean Boat Ramp will be temporarily closed starting Tuesday, March 3, through Friday, March 13, 2015. The closure is necessary to accommodate commercial fishermen and to provide public safety during the removal of invasive fish species – the silver carp – from the Carlyle Lake tail water. During this timeframe, the east and west spillway recreation areas and facilities will remain open to the public.