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Lake Loramie: New Spillway Taking Shape

Posted on 4/27/2017 by Engineering in Lake Loramie Dam

Workers are building and placing forms and performing a lot of concrete work as the new spillway base begins to take shape at Lake Loramie State Park.

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Cutler Lake: Dam Improvements to Begin After July 4 Holiday

Posted on 4/25/2017 by Engineering in Cutler Lake

Mobilization for the project will commence this summer after the 4th of July. Construction is anticipated to continue through the spring of 2018.

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Portage Lakes: East Reservoir Public Meeting May 11

Posted on 4/25/2017 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will host two public briefings Thursday, May 11, 2017 at its Division of Wildlife district office, 912 Portage Lakes Drive, to update the public on improvements to the East Reservoir Dam in Portage Lakes State Park.

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Lake White: Lake Refill to Begin in May

Posted on 4/24/2017 by Engineering in Lake White Dam

The water level at Lake White was increased to winter pool level following completion of placement of the initial layer of roller compacted concrete (RCC) atop the entire dam crest, installation of a new water level gauge and other dam improvements.

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Portage Lakes: Long Lake Dam Foundation and Wing Walls Under Construction

Posted on 4/21/2017 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

Workers at the site of the Long Lake floodgate structure along Manchester Road in Portage Lakes State Park have been busy installing foundation piles and performing other concrete work. This includes ongoing work on the sill, spillways, wing wall and overflow wall. Planning continues for restoration of the parking lot adjacent to the work site. Project completion is set for late summer, 2017.

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Portage Lakes: East Reservoir Iron Channel Swing Gate Test

Posted on 4/20/2017 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

Staff from ODNR and Coventry Twp. Fire Dept. successfully exercised the 50-foot long swing gate at the Iron Channel during the morning of April 12. The function of the gate is to cutoff water flow between East and West Reservoirs in Portage Lakes State Park to aid in water control management when necessary.

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Portage Lakes: East Reservoir Survey Responses Due April 21

Posted on 4/14/2017 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

ODNR has sent out a brief survey to area residents and businesses regarding construction of dam improvements at East Reservoir Dam at Portage Lakes State Park; The electronic survey can be accessed through April 21. Public information sessions are scheduled as well.

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