Roads to remain closed longer at Doug Travis WMA due to

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Roads to remain closed longer at Doug Travis WMA due to river flooding

3/17/08

Frankfort, Kentucky – Several gates and roads originally scheduled to open March 16 at the Doug Travis Wildlife Management Area in Carlisle County will remain closed due to Mississippi River flooding. These roads will remain closed to vehicular traffic until river levels drop significantly, and workers remove silt and drift debris to ensure safe public use of these roads.

Areas posted by signs “Closed November 1 – March 15” will open on March 16 to foot and boat traffic only. For more information about the status of access to this area, call (270) 488-3233.

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The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources manages, regulates, enforces and promotes responsible use of all fish and wildlife species, their habitats, public wildlife areas and waterways for the benefit of those resources and for public enjoyment. Kentucky Fish and Wildlife, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, has an economic impact to the state of $4.8 billion annually. For more information on the department, visit our web site at fw.ky.gov.


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Dave Baker (800) 858-1549, ext. 347
 


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