Boulder City, Nev.
Released On: September 15, 2006
Bureau of Reclamation officials decided to suspend visitor operations at the dam this weekend because of the uncertainty of when Highway 93, which crosses the dam, will be re-opened. The highway was closed late this afternoon when equipment being used to construct the new bridge downstream of the dam fell onto the roadway.
The visitor center will re-open, and tours of the facility will resume, on Monday, September 18.
The visitor center opens at 9:00 a.m. Pacific time, and closes at 6:00 p.m. Pacific time. Tours of the dam's power plant begin about 9:20 a.m. and run approximately every 15 minutes thereafter until 5:15 p.m.
Water and power operations at the dam are not affected by the closing of the visitor facilities; those activities will continue as normal.
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