U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will close Crest Road crossing Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota, for at least a month.

The road will close at 8 a.m. Tuesday so contractors can re-seal expansion joints in the powerhouse.

That work was postponed last year due to a road closure on Nebraska Highway 121 when a bridge was washed out during the “bomb cyclone” storm in March.

The Corps says the road will remain closed for about four to six weeks, 24 hours a day, seven days a week including weekends.

People are asked to plan to taking alternate routes during the closure.

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