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  • Buckhorn, Carr Creek dams continue operating as designed, providing flood damage reduction

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District continues to monitor the dams at Buckhorn Lake, Buckhorn, Kentucky, and Carr Creek Lake, Sassafras, Kentucky, following severe flooding which occurred in eastern Kentucky. The Buckhorn and Carr Creek Dams on the Middle Fork and the North Fork, respectively, of the Kentucky River are currently storing water and providing a reduction to the flooding occurring downstream. The dams are structurally sound and operating as intended.
  • Buckhorn, Carr Creek dams operating as intended, providing flood damage reduction

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District is monitoring the dams at Buckhorn Lake,
  • Buckhorn and Carr Creek Dams are operating as designed, providing flood damage reduction

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buckhorn Reservoir, Buckhorn, Kentucky, is currently at 818.4 feet or 56 percent full as of Tuesday, March 2 at 12:00 p.m. While Carr Creek Reservoir, Sassafras, Kentucky, is currently at 1037.7 feet or 47 percent full. The Buckhorn and Carr Creek Dams on the Middle Fork and the North Fork, respectively, of the Kentucky River are currently storing water and providing a reduction to the flooding occurring downstream. The dams are structurally sound and operating as designed.
  • Louisville District campgrounds to remain closed until further notice

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District’s Corps-managed campgrounds in Kentucky will remain closed through at least May 31 in the interest of public safety due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While an official date for the reopening of campgrounds and day use areas has not yet been determined, effective today all campground reservations will be cancelled for the month of May.

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