Your browser (Internet Explorer 7 or lower) is out of date. It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this and other websites. Learn how to update your browser.

X

Ohio.gov / search

Project Updates

Portage Lakes North Reservoir: Site Prep and Home Inspections

Posted on 2/20/2020 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

Pre-construction activity has already begun at one ODNR owned property and will begin at a second in coming weeks. Home and well inspection notifications and scheduling is underway to document existing conditions prior to the start of construction activities.

Click "Read More" below for full article.

.

read more..

East Reservoir: Rip Rap to be Installed

Posted on 12/30/2019 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

Cat Swamp work is complete; rip rap is to be installed; and bollard installation was postponed due to ground conditions.

read more..

East Reservoir: Cat Swamp Work Resumes with Drawdown Extension

Posted on 11/15/2019 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

The drawdown extension will allow for scheduled Cat Swamp gatehouse maintenance to be completed.

read more..

East Reservoir: Construction Update - October 7

Posted on 10/7/2019 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

Most construction activities for the East Reservoir Dam Improvements project were completed late spring, but some additional landscaping and other finishing touches are being completed this fall.

read more..

National Award for Buckeye Lake Dam Project

Posted on 9/10/2019 by Engineering in Buckeye Lake Dam

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) was awarded the Association of State Dam Safety Officials’ (ASDSO) 2019 National Rehabilitation Project of the Year Award today for Buckeye Lake Dam. The project was finished in November 2018—two years earlier than initially expected and more than $40 million under budget.

Click "Read More" below for full article.

read more..

Cutler Lake Dam Dedicated at Blue Rock State Park

Posted on 8/5/2019 by Engineering in Cutler Lake

Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz dedicated the Cutler Lake Dam spillway project at Blue Rock State Park today, officially marking the completion of the two-year, $4.7-million remediation project. In addition to the spillway, the project also includes a new picnic shelter house with tables and grills, a boat launch ramp and a pedestrian trail and bridge.

Click "read more” for photos and full article.

read more..

East Reservoir: Cat Swamp to Temporarily Refill Until Work Resumes

Posted on 7/23/2019 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

Last week, water levels at Cat Swamp on the East Reservoir were lowered to allow ODNR to inspect the malfunction in the gatehouse. The project team has identified the issue and will install a long-term solution in the coming weeks. ODNR will provide updates when maintenance is scheduled, and repairs will take approximately 1–3 days to complete. Cat Swamp will be temporarily refilled on July 24 until work resumes. We appreciate your continued patience.

read more..