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Danielle Spears:(407) 659-4836 (Office) or (407) 961-3838 (Cell)

Restoration project at Moss Bluff limits recreational access

MAITLAND, Fla., April 28, 2017 -- A large-scale renovation of the Moss Bluff Lock and Dam in Marion County will limit recreational access to the area. The closures are necessary to ensure public safety.

WHAT: Recreational closure

WHEN: Ongoing through August 2017

WHERE: Moss Bluff Lock and Dam (see map)

Access to the Moss Bluff Lock and Dam in Marion County is closed. The closure also includes access to the trail system within the Sunnyhill Restoration Area from Marion County's Moss Bluff North Park. Visitors to Sunnyhill should use alternative trailheads, which are listed at

During the work the structure will be inoperable and navigation through the lock may be temporarily suspended. Additional notices, signs and cable barriers will be posted in the area to alert boaters who use the lock of the temporary suspensions.