Work at St. Mary Diversion nearing completion
Fish screens installed to protect bull trout
Last updated 9/29/2020 at 11:53am
The largest concrete pour to date took place last Friday on the St. Mary Diversion and Conveyance Works, where the drop near the end of the 29-mile system of dams, dikes, canals, gigantic metal siphons and concrete drop structures failed in May.
Work on Drop 2 was already planned for this year and is underway, and the work on Drop 5 was added after it failed May 17. Work also is being done on Drop 1.
“(Friday) morning started the biggest pour to date, with right under 200 yards on the Drop 5 … wall which wrapped up (Friday) afternoon,” Milk River Joint Board of Control Project Man...