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    Five Year Plan Example  Corps Castle
    West Point Lake developed a plan that provides an outline for how the project proposes to accomplish repair and renovation of recreation area facilities and infrastructure. This document clearly identifies a problem, quantifies work, and establishes a plan for improvement.  Corps Castle

    News Articles
    "Corps' lakes grow sadder, but visit brings hope of fix." Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 22 August 2000. (Must have Acrobat 4.0 to view article)

    Outreach Results
    An important component of the RAMP initiative includes outreach activities that will provide customer feedback to make sure that our modernization efforts meet the needs of our customers. The Recreation Facilities Standards Task Force has been tasked with conducting various outreach efforts.

    Success Stories
    Modernization of facilities is an issue nationwide. Whether it's a problem with accessibility, inadequate RV hook-ups, or an issue with safety, recreation areas need to catch up with the needs of today's society.

    Prior to RAMP becoming a national initiative, the Fort Worth District realized that renovation may solve long-existing visitor use management problems. They established their own modernization program utilizing a team approach in planning, funding, and construction. Selected areas at Canyon Lake, Texas within the Little River Project were targeted for the first modernization efforts. The success stories at Comal Park and Potters Creek Recreation Areas illustrate the benefits that may be realized by modernization, and the real proof is in the numbers. The before and after photographs say it all.


     Corps Castle Item is restricted to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, CAC required. Document will open in a new window.

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