16-087 Lower Granite vehicle crossings to close after 10 a.m. on Dec. 13 to accommodate construction work

Published Dec. 9, 2016
POMEROY, Wash. – Public vehicle access across Lower Granite Lock and Dam will be closed after 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13, according to operations official at the dam.

Crossings will be allowed from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. that day, then must be closed for the remainder of the day to accommodate contractors using a large crane to continue work on improvements to the Juvenile Fish Bypass System.

Lower Granite crossings are normally allowed daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., except for federal holidays unless otherwise announced. Tour and school buses must contact the dam at 509-843-1493 at least 24 hours in advance for crossing authorization, and there may be additional considerations for bus drivers during construction activities at at the dam.

Travelers can call 1-888-DAM-INFO (1-888-326-4636) for the most current dam-crossing information at all three of Walla Walla District’s dams that allow public traffic to cross the Snake River: Lower Monumental, Little Goose and Lower Granite.

Public Affairs Office

Release no. 16-091