Salt Lake City, Utah
Released On: November 05, 2003
On October 30, 2003, the company began backfilling the shear key. The renovation began on July 2, 2003 and the contractor expects to be finished with the work by January 2004. Shortly thereafter, the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is expected to begin construction of the renovation of Highway 189 through Provo Canyon, and the portion of the alignment which will pass over the newly refilled shear key.
Deer Creek Dam is a zoned, earth and rock-fill structure with a height of 235 feet. It was constructed in 1941 with a capacity of 152,000 acre-feet of water. Deer Creek Dam is located 50 miles southeast of Salt Lake City and 14 miles northeast of Provo in Wasatch County. It provides water to the Metropolitan Water District for the communities of Salt Lake and Sandy.
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