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Dam, lock now open

— Little Goose Lock and Dam reopened for public vehicle crossings Tuesday, following repair of an upstream bridge crossing at the navigation lock.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, closed the lock and dam July 20 due to safety concerns for both vessels operators using the lock and travelers using the bridge to cross the dam.

The closure, and ensuing repairs, resulted from mechanical issues with a motor.

The bridge was secured in an upright position until a new motor could be procured and installed.



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