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Fresno Dam

Photo of Fresno Dam Spillway, Mont.
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RegionFacilities in Great Plains | Great Plains Home Page
CountyCounty Hill
ProjectMilk River
Dam TypeHomogeneous earthfill
WatercourseMilk River
LocationFourteen miles west of Havre, Montana
Original Construction1937-1939
Modified ConstructionFresno Dam was raised 2 feet in 1943 to restore original camber due to excessive foundation settlement. In 1951 the crest was raised by a maximum of 2 feet to the original camber and a concrete parapet and curb walls were constructed on the crest.

Last updated: Mar 29, 2013