New Boat Access Area Closed for Paving Work
April 19, 2010
Lenoir City, Tenn. – The new boat access area below Tellico Dam in Loudon County, Tenn., will close April 19 through April 29 so construction crews can pave the parking area and access road from Highway 444, Tellico Parkway. Once complete, the new boat ramp will provide access to the Tennessee River below the Tellico and Fort Loudoun dams and will feature a dual-launch boat ramp, boarding pier and parking for 70 vehicles.
Additional information on recreation opportunities on TVA lakes are available by calling 1-800-882-5263 or visit www.tva.com/river/recreation.
The Tennessee Valley Authority, a corporation owned by the U.S. government, provides electricity for 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states at prices below the national average. TVA, which receives no taxpayer money and makes no profits, also provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists utilities and state and local governments with economic development.
Travis Brickey, Knoxville, (865) 632-8632
Media Relations, Knoxville (865) 632-6000