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Water slows 35Express flow

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 7/2/2015 9:24:00 PM

Crews have not been able to work atop the barges on Lewisville Lake since rains drenched North Texas and raised the water level. They still have managed bridgework from land, laying the decks that are the base of the surface vehicles will travel over and

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Les Cockrell: July 4 blood drive to be at Golden Triangle Mall

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 7/1/2015 9:03:00 PM

Liberty by the Lake festival slated in The Colony The Colony will have its 18th annual Liberty by the Lake festival on Saturday, but the location has changed as a result of flooding at Lewisville Lake, organizers said. The event will be at The Colony Five

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I35E back open after 18-wheeler wreck closed NB lanes

The Cross Timbers Gazette

Date: 6/30/2015 4:19:00 PM

remain closed, but one lane of traffic is open. UPDATE: I35E northbound at Lewisville Lake has been shut down completely at this time due to a reported 18-wheeler wreck. The closure is expected to last several hours. ORIGINAL POST: In case you use Garden

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Storms, Flooding Lead to Road Closures Near Lewisville Lake

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth 5

Date: 6/30/2015 1:00:00 AM

Rainfall from scattered storms Tuesday led to flooding and road closures near Lewisville Lake. The intersection of Highland Village Road and I-35E near Lewisville Lake was blocked due to flooding Tuesday night. The intersection, as well as a portion of

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LLELA reopens after flooding

Allen American

Date: 6/26/2015 11:28:00 PM

The Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area (LLELA) is reopen after flooding forced a brief closure. LLELA is now open during regular summer hours, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Officials said some trails have damage due to

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• River: Elm Fork Trinity River
• Length: 183 Miles
• Surface Area: 29,593 Acres
• Volume: 436,000 Acre Feet
• Maximum Depth: 67 feet
• Length: 6 Miles
Lewisville Lake is a reservoir located in North Texas (USA) near the city of Lewisville on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River in Denton County. The lake is primarily used recreationally for boating and watercraft, however, it was built for flood control purposes and to serve as a water source for Dallas and its suburbs.

Lewisville Lake (formerly known as Gaza-Little Elm Reservoir) has many facilities for overnight camping and fishing. There are also a few areas for public hunting of water fowl and feral hogs (archery only).

During the summer months, the lake can become extremely crowded. For a number of years Lewisville Lake was ranked the most dangerous lake in Texas due to the number of accidents and fatalities which occurred. Most of the fatalities were from individuals enjoying the day at the many parks around the lake and going too far out in the water. The number of actual boating accidents on the lake is fairly low. Adding to the danger for boats and other recreational watercraft, the lake contains numerous shallow areas with exposed and submerged trunks and other water hazards.

On the lake, there are five marinas: Eagle Point Marina, Pier 121, Cottonwood Creek Marina, Dallas Cornthian Yacht Club, and Lakeview Marina. and two restaurant/bars - Sneaky Pete's and Charlie's. Charlie's is more of a seasonal place, closed from January through early March.
Party Cove located near the old dam is home to weekend revelers.


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