Walla Walla Header Image

Walla Walla District

Home
Home > Media > News Releases

News Releases by Month

October 2018 (5)
September 2018 (15)
August 2018 (18)
July 2018 (15)
June 2018 (13)
May 2018 (14)
April 2018 (10)
March 2018 (10)
February 2018 (14)
January 2018 (4)
December 2017 (4)
November 2017 (8)
October 2017 (4)
September 2017 (10)
August 2017 (14)
July 2017 (5)
June 2017 (9)
May 2017 (15)
April 2017 (12)
March 2017 (26)
February 2017 (6)
January 2017 (12)
December 2016 (12)
November 2016 (6)
October 2016 (6)
September 2016 (8)
August 2016 (9)
July 2016 (8)
June 2016 (16)
May 2016 (10)
April 2016 (8)
March 2016 (7)
February 2016 (6)
January 2016 (1)
December 2015 (1)
November 2015 (5)
October 2015 (5)
September 2015 (12)
August 2015 (8)
July 2015 (6)
June 2015 (8)
May 2015 (5)
April 2015 (4)
March 2015 (9)
February 2015 (8)
January 2015 (7)
December 2014 (4)
November 2014 (11)
October 2014 (5)
September 2014 (12)
August 2014 (10)
July 2014 (9)
June 2014 (6)
May 2014 (12)
April 2014 (6)
March 2014 (10)
February 2014 (9)
January 2014 (3)
December 2013 (3)
November 2013 (4)
October 2013 (6)
September 2013 (7)
August 2013 (5)
July 2013 (8)
June 2013 (4)
May 2013 (13)
April 2013 (5)
March 2013 (8)
February 2013 (9)
January 2013 (5)
December 2012 (6)
November 2012 (8)
October 2012 (7)
September 2012 (8)
August 2012 (6)
July 2012 (8)
June 2012 (14)
May 2012 (16)
April 2012 (13)
March 2012 (12)
February 2012 (8)
January 2012 (3)
December 2011 (6)
November 2011 (7)
October 2011 (13)
September 2011 (14)
August 2011 (11)
July 2011 (11)
June 2011 (35)
May 2011 (21)
April 2011 (11)
March 2011 (9)
February 2011 (20)
January 2011 (7)

Bookmark and Share Email Print

Posted 8/7/2018

Release no. 18-086


Contact
CENWW-PA
5095277020
CENWW-PA@USACE.ARMY.MIL

POMEROY, Wash. – Vehicle access to Willow Landing parking lot and boat launch will be temporarily closed until about noon on Sunday, Aug. 12, to accommodate parking lot maintenance work, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials announced today.

Lower Granite Natural Resource Management maintenance staff will repair cracks in the parking lot, then seal-coat the lot to improve visitor use and safety. While work is in progress, the area will be temporarily closed to all types of vehicle and pedestrian traffic. 

“Visitor and employee safety is our first priority,” said Corps Park Manager Darren Opp. “The temporary closure is needed make sure the work crew has safe access to the entire area, and to protect visitors, their vehicles and camping equipment from seal-coat overspray.”

Visitors seeking boat-launching facilities or camping sites are encouraged to consider several other nearby locations on Lake Bryan:  

* Little Goose Landing offers day use, boat ramp, dock and primitive camping. It is located 1 mile east of Little Goose Dam, at Snake River Mile 72, on the south river bank.

* Illia Landing offers day use, boat ramp, dock and primitive camping. It is located 3 miles west of Lower Granite Dam on Almota Ferry Road, at Snake River Mile 103, on the south river bank. 

* Lambi Creek Recreation Area offers day-use and camping sites for tents and RVs. It is located about 5 miles west of Lower Granite Dam on Almota Ferry Road, at Snake River Mile 101, on the south river bank.

* Port of Garfield Ramp offers day use, boat ramp and dock. It is located 10.5 miles north of Dodge, Wash., on Highway 127, at Snake River Mile 83, on the south river bank.

For more information about this maintenance project or other nearby recreation opportunities, please contact the Natural Resource Management Office, 509-751-0250. For current dam-crossing information, call 1-888-DAM-INFO (1-888-326-4636).
###



Lower Granite Natural Resource Management maintenance staff will repair cracks in the parking lot, then seal-coat the lot to improve visitor use and safety. While work is in progress, the area will be temporarily closed to all types of vehicle and pedestrian traffic. 

“Visitor and employee safety is our first priority,” said Corps Park Manager Darren Opp. “The temporary closure is needed make sure the work crew has safe access to the entire area, and to protect visitors, their vehicles and camping equipment from seal-coat overspray.”

Visitors seeking boat-launching facilities or camping sites are encouraged to consider several other nearby locations on Lake Bryan:  

* Little Goose Landing offers day use, boat ramp, dock and primitive camping. It is located 1 mile east of Little Goose Dam, at Snake River Mile 72, on the south river bank.

* Illia Landing offers day use, boat ramp, dock and primitive camping. It is located 3 miles west of Lower Granite Dam on Almota Ferry Road, at Snake River Mile 103, on the south river bank. 

* Lambi Creek Recreation Area offers day-use and camping sites for tents and RVs. It is located about 5 miles west of Lower Granite Dam on Almota Ferry Road, at Snake River Mile 101, on the south river bank.

* Port of Garfield Ramp offers day use, boat ramp and dock. It is located 10.5 miles north of Dodge, Wash., on Highway 127, at Snake River Mile 83, on the south river bank.

For more information about this maintenance project or other nearby recreation opportunities, please contact the Natural Resource Management Office, 509-751-0250. For current dam-crossing information, call 1-888-DAM-INFO (1-888-326-4636).
###