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Great Plains Region
Billings, Mont.
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Released On: August 25, 2004

Maintenance Scheduled at Lovewell Dam
The Bureau of Reclamation has contracted with Abhe and Svoboda, Inc., of Prior Lake, Minn., to perform routine scheduled maintenance work at Lovewell Dam located in north central Kansas. The contractor will be recoating selected metalwork in the areas of the spillway and canal outlet works. Work is currently underway and will be completed by December 15th. Portions of the surrounding area will be fenced off while the maintenance work is being performed. The access road that leads to the south end of the dam will be closed to vehicles near the canal outlet works during this time.

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