LEWISVILLE, Texas --
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District will host a press update and media availability at Lewisville Lake Dam on August 13 at 9:45 a.m. Col. Kenneth N. Reed, Commander of the Fort Worth District accompanied by other district subject-matter experts will provide an update on the $150 million Lewisville Dam Safety Modification project including the recently awarded construction contract. A short tour of key areas of the project and one-on-one interviews will follow.
The project includes embankment modifications which will reduce risk by constructing improved seepage collection systems and several earthen berms. Additionally, a filter will be placed at the downstream end of the outlet works conduit and a portion of the crest road used for surveillance of the dam will also be replaced.
The press update will start at the Lewisville Lake office, located at 1801 N. Mill St., Lewisville, Texas 75057.
Interested media may contact Clay Church at 817-886-1314.
About the Fort Worth District: The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was established in 1950. The District is responsible for water resources development in two-thirds of Texas, and design and construction at military installations in Texas and parts of Louisiana and New Mexico. Visit the Fort Worth District Web site at: www.swf.usace.army.mil and SWF Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/usacefortworth/.
Release no. 20-004