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Jim Justice, Governor
Stephen S. McDaniel, Director

News Release: June 14, 2018

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Nate Taylor, DNR Wildlife Resources Section, (304) 420-4550, [email protected]

Conaway Run Lake dam construction closes boat ramp June 11-Oct. 31, 2018

CENTERVILLE, W.Va. — As part of the dam safety program of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, Conaway Run Lake in Tyler County is undergoing repairs from June 11 through Oct. 31, 2018. The boat ramp, parking lot and access road to the dam will be closed during this time. 

A maximum allowable drawdown of 10 feet may occur. Bank fishing will be permitted during construction; however, boating will be prohibited due to safety concerns. 

For any questions or comments, please contact Nate Taylor, Acting District Fisheries Biologist – Parkersburg, at 304-420-4550.