Corps to restrict public access to facilities as precautionary measure

Published March 12, 2020

LOUISVILLE, KY –In the interest of public safety due to COVID-19 concerns, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District will be restricting public access at the district’s Corps facilities for the next 30 days, effective March 13, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.

As always, public safety remains our top priority. As a precautionary measure the Louisville District will have restricted public access to all operational areas at the district’s 20 flood risk management projects throughout Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio, seven locks and dams on the Ohio River and two on the Green River. 

All USACE visitor centers will be closed to the public for the next 30 days. All previously scheduled public tours and educational events to be held within the next 30 days will be canceled. Every effort will be made to reschedule these events for a later date when feasible.

All campgrounds, day-use and recreational areas are not impacted at this time.

USACE will continue to monitor and assess the situation and keep the public informed of any additional updates.

For the latest information follow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District at:

Katie Newton
(502) 315-6773

Release no. 20-001

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