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Jim Chapman Lake/Cooper Dam Stilling Basin/Outlet Area to Close Temporarily

May 3, 2023- U.S. Army Corp of Engineers officials with the Fort Worth District, announced today that starting May 8, the Stilling Basin/Outlet Area at Jim Chapman Lake will be closed temporarily for repaving of the parking lot.

For the safety of the public and work crews, the Stilling Basin/Outlet Area will be closed for approximately 30 to 45 days for fishing and all recreation activities. The lower road below the dam leading to the Stilling Basin/Outlet Area will also be closed and unavailable for public use. “We appreciate the patience and understanding of all while we make the necessary repairs to the parking lot in a timely and safe manner,” said Maintenance Technician, Taylor Josey.

Questions may be addressed to the lake office at 828 CR 4795, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482 or by calling Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at 903-945-2108.

Author: Ethan Klein

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