Snooping Around Oroville Dam

6 09 2019

Interesting updates posted in comments here:
Back to Oroville Dam




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7 05 2020

Wirtgen Cold Milling Machines Key At Oroville Dam

“In a grueling mountain application — while aimed downward at a 30-degree angle and steadied by cables from the top — two Wirtgen cold milling machines removed a temporary, emergency-placed concrete surface of the lower part of the great spillway of the Oroville Dam and reservoir in advance of permanent resurfacing.”

… the article leaves out the part of maintenance neglect and shoddy construction leading up to the spillway failure.


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