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Buckeye Lake: Spring Construction Activities and Plans

Posted on 5/26/2017 by Engineering in Buckeye Lake Dam

Site preparation has begun this week; including trucking material from Liebs Island. To facilitate safe vehicular traffic and avoid damage to the road, traffic control measures will be active Monday through Friday and periodically on weekends. When there is no construction activity scheduled on the weekends, the traffic control lights will be set to a continuous warning (flashing yellow) and the orange barrels will be moved to the road edge.

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Portage Lakes: East Reservoir; Controlling Board approves $29,609,404 for dam improvements

Posted on 5/22/2017 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

The state Controlling Board on May 22 approved ODNR’s request for release of capital appropriations in the amount of $29,609,404 for dam improvements at East Reservoir in Portage Lakes State Park. Project construction will begin this summer with completion scheduled for end of 2018.

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Cutler Lake : Controlling Board approves $4,255,970 for dam improvements

Posted on 5/22/2017 by Engineering in Cutler Lake

The state Controlling Board on May 22 approved ODNR’s request for release of capital appropriations in the amount of $4,255,970 for dam improvements at Cutler Lake in Blue Rock State Park. Project construction will begin this summer with completion scheduled in one year.

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Portage Lakes: East Reservoir; Residents hear about construction plan

Posted on 5/16/2017 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

Nearly 200 area residents were joined by local officials and business owners May 11 to hear from ODNR and its contractors details of the upcoming dam improvements project at East Reservoir in Portage Lakes State Park. Design work is provided by Tetra Tech and construction will be handled by The Ruhlin Company.

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Buckeye Lake: Interim Water Control Plan and Dredging Update

Posted on 5/12/2017 by Engineering in Buckeye Lake Dam

When water levels reach certain predefined elevations or if a certain amount of rainfall is expected over a 24-hour period the lake drains will be opened to maintain the interim-pool level and ensure safety of the dam, downstream residents, and the general public.

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Mt. Gilead: Project completion six months way (photos)

Posted on 5/10/2017 by Engineering in Mt. Gilead Lake Lower Dam

The new dam and spillway structure at Mt. Gilead State Park along Ohio Route 95 in Morrow County remains under construction. Workers recently completed construction of the downstream wingwall slabs and began pouring the upstream wingwalls. The spillway slabs have been poured and completed along with most of the stilling basin slabs. Work continues on constructing the stilling basin, soil anchor installation and building the forms for concrete pouring of the training wall. By the end of the month, work will resume on making improvements to the Upper Dam, sediment removal and building the training wall concrete forms. Project completion is Fall, 2017.

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Portage Lakes: East Reservoir, EXTRA Session add to May 11 Public Meeting

Posted on 5/9/2017 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

Due to high public interest, ODNR has added a 3:00 pm session on Thursday, May 11 at the Division of Wildlife district office, 912 Portage Lakes Rd.

Representatives of ODNR, its design firm Tetra Tech, and construction manager at-risk The Ruhlin Company, will host the sessions regarding preliminary information on construction schedules, phases of work and project impacts related to improvements at East reservoir Dam. All three sessions will provide the same information.

The three sessions are now:
3:00 pm to 4:15 Just Added
5:30 pm to 6:45 FULL
7:15 pm to 8:30

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