WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Public access to the Mill Creek Office is temporarily closed throughout today, Nov. 24, to accommodate a security exercise, according to officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District.
The temporary closure is necessary to ensure staff are properly trained to respond should actual changes in security conditions occur. Visitors needing to contact Mill Creek Dam and Bennington Lake staff should call 509-527-7160.
The district may, at any time, close public access to its facilities for extended periods to accommodate operations, maintenance, construction-related activities or a change in security conditions. If possible, the public will be notified in advance about closures.
Release no. 14-089