Repairs planned for Fresno Dam
Traffic might be slightly delayed across Fresno Dam next week while the federal Bureau of Reclamation does some maintenance work on the dam.
"What we're doing is fairly minor in scope," Richard Long of the bureau's office in Billings said today.
Bureau personnel noticed a minor depression in the earthen crest of the dam near the conrete parapet and will have an excavator dig out the area starting Tuesday, Long said. Once the extent of the problem is determined, the area will be backfilled and repaired.
The bureau is not sure what caused the depression, although it is likely a result of the...