Tuesday, 10 14, 2014
Dave Baker 1-800-858-1549, ext. 4454
FRANKFORT, Ky. – One
of three ramps at Cedar Creek Lake in Lincoln County will temporarily close to
boat launching to provide a safer course for a foot race planned for Oct. 26.
closure of the John Sims Boat Ramp, located near the dam, will aid safety by
reducing traffic along the 19.65-mile Brickhouse Between-a-thon race course.
ramp will close from 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, through 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26.
Anglers with trailers in the parking lot will still be able to retrieve their
boats and leave during the closure.
Creek Lake’s other two boat ramps will remain open. The mid-lake ramp is
located off old U.S. 150, while the third ramp is located off Cowan Road.
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife is working with Lincoln County
officials on the ramp closure to help support tourism in the area. Proceeds of
the race also will benefit organizations such as the Wounded Warrior Project,
Alzheimer’s Association and the Fort Logan Fraternal Order of Police.
race begins at 8 a.m. Oct. 26. Runners will start at First Southern Veteran’s
Park in Stanford and continue past Cedar Creek Lake to the historic William
Whitley House before returning to the starting point. More information about
the race is available online at www.runbrickhouse.org .
than the temporary closure of the upper ramp, access and fishing at the lake
will not be affected.