Road Across Dale Hollow Dam Closed for 1-Week Starting Tuesday

Mar 02, 2024 at 07:41 am by WGNS

(CELINA, TN)  If you enjoy fishing and especially catching the largemouth bass and crappie from Dale Hollow Lake, be aware that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District will close the road that crosses the dam from 8:00AM on Tuesday morning (3/5/2024) through the following Monday (3/11/2024) for preventative maintenance on and around the roadway.  The dates are subject to change based on contractor schedule.

“This project will involve operation of heavy equipment, The road closure allows personnel the ability to work in the area without hinderance due to vehicle traffic and provides for public safety,” said Stanley Carter, Dale Hollow Dam Powerhouse superintendent.


Pedestrians and bicycle traffic are also not allowed across the dam. The closure provides for the safety of employees while making room for the equipment utilized during the inspection.

During the closure, barriers are being placed at the intersection of Walker Ridge Road and Will Terry Road near the south end of the dam, and another at the Dale Hollow Dam Road/cut through road intersection at the north end of the dam.

Updates will be posted to Dale Hollow Lake’s Facebook page. The public can call the Dale Hollow Dam Powerhouse Office at (931) 243-3135 for more information.

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