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Mt. Gilead: Substantial project completion near; final completion in spring  

Posted on 1/16/2018 by Engineering in Mt. Gilead Lake Lower Dam

ODNR anticipates that workers will attain substantial completion of project construction on the new dam and spillway prior to the end of January. Once accepted by ODNR, the lake will be allowed to slowly refill during the remainder of winter and into spring. Improvements to the Upper Dam have been completed along with placement of a new kayak/canoe launch ramp. At the Lower Dam final construction activity at the dam and spillway is being completed. Various additional park amenities will be completed in spring and include final seeding, mulching and other landscape improvements at the job site, fish stocking, tree planting, parking lot improvements, and placement of signage, park benches and fishing line collectors.

Construction site as of January 11, 2018


Visit the Mt. Gilead Dam Risk Reduction project page.

Mt. Gilead State Park web page.