Vicksburg, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
announces that beginning March 1, 2016, construction of a new gravel parking
lot will begin on the Old Sardis Road access point on the south side of Sardis
Lake. Known by many as the End of the Road, the area is popular with local
visitors and college students. It serves as an access point for portions of the
shoreline between the Clear Creek and Coontown Recreation areas.
The new lot
will provide a stable parking surface where erosion has limited access to the
area at times. Vehicle access will be
limited to the parking area only. There will be access points for ATVs and foot
mission of the Mississippi lakes is to provide flood risk reduction. With
approximately 1.3 million visitors each year, Sardis Lake also contributes
approximately $26 million into the local economy. For more information visit
our website at www.mvk.usace.army.mil.
Release no. 16-008