Work continues on the St. Mary Diversion repairs
Last updated 8/19/2020 at 11:32am
Concrete was poured on Drop 5 last week on the St. Mary Diversion and Conveyance Works, the drop near the end of the 29-mile system of dams, dikes, canals, gigantic metal siphons and concrete drop structures that failed in May.
Work on Drop 2 was planned for this year and is underway, and the work on Drop 5 was added after it failed May 17.
“2020 has been quite the year, but we all need to remind ourselves we are 12 weeks and two days from the failure and we poured our first round of concrete on Drop 5 (last Monday), and if all continues, our last round on Drop 2 in two weeks,” Milk R...