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East Reservoir: Peak construction activity underway

Posted on 9/11/2018 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

Construction work is ongoing along all three earthen dam embankments at East Reservoir. Soil-cement drilling continues working toward the Rosa Villa parking lot, where the project team will tie into high ground.
To complete the necessary work, the soil-cement drilling will need to cross Aqua Blvd. Expect Aqua Blvd. and the Rosa Villa parking lot to close at the end of this week temporarily until the end of 2018.

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East Reservoir: Temporary drawdown due to excessive rainfall

Posted on 9/7/2018 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

Water levels on East Reservoir are being lowered 6 to 12 inches through Wednesday, Sept. 12.

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East Reservoir: Road Closure Not Part of Dam Repairs

Posted on 8/10/2018 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

The Summit County Engineer’s office has advised area motorists of its temporary road closure of North Turkeyfoot Road beginning August 13. This work is separate from the East Reservoir Dam improvements and is necessary for the county’s replacement of two culvert pipes under the roadway.

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East Reservoir: Water level increasing after seepage detection

Posted on 8/6/2018 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

Water levels on East Reservoir were lowered several inches on July 27 to allow for investigation and observation of an area experiencing increased seepage through the dam.

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East Reservoir: Cat Swamp de-watered; refill comes after project completion

Posted on 7/25/2018 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

The Cat Swamp was dewatered to ensure dam safety during construction of the new East Reservoir Dam in Coventry Township at Portage Lakes State Park.

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East Reservoir: Work remains on schedule for dam improvements

Posted on 7/17/2018 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

Workers this week began rehabilitation of the south spillway located near the Clock Tower, which includes installing new rebar and pouring new concrete.

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East Reservoir: South spillway rehabilitation underway

Posted on 6/15/2018 by Engineering in Portage Lakes

Workers this week began rehabilitation of the south spillway located near the Clock Tower, which includes installing new rebar and pouring new concrete.

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