Carlyle Lake Main Dam Bridge Deck Closure

U.S Army Corps of Engineers
Published Oct. 13, 2021

     On Sunday, October 17, 2021, the Carlyle Lake Main Dam bridge deck will be closed for maintenance work.  The work will include an annual inspection to ensure the integrity and increase the longevity of the structure. The work is expected to last through Friday, October 22, 2021.

     Many visitors use the existing Main Dam Road for recreational opportunities. During this time frame, pedestrian traffic will be restricted across the Main Dam bridge deck.  The East and West Main Dam service roads will remain open for visitors wishing to enjoy walking, running or bike riding.  Visitors should also consider using the Carlyle Lake Bike Trail located around the lake and through the City of Carlyle.              

   For more information on Carlyle Lake, contact the Carlyle Lake Project Office at (618) 594-2484 or email at

Darren Murphy
Kim Hammel

Release no. 21-087