Completion of Embankment, Spillway and Outlet Works
ARMY ENGINEER DISTRICT (CORPS OF ENGINEERS) FORT WORTH TX
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Ray Roberts Dam and Lake project is situated in northern Denton, south-central Cooke and western Grayson Countries. The Dam is at river mile 60.0 on Elm Fork of the Trinity River, approximately 30 river miles north of Lewisville Dam. The location of the project is shown on Plate 1. The principal features of the project included 1 a rolled earthfill embankment approximately 14,980 feet long 2 a limited service spillway consisting of an uncontrolled trapezoidal broad-crested weir the spillway crest length is 100 feet and 3 the outlet works, consisting of an excavated approach channel, intake structure and service bridge, a 708-foot by 13-foot diameter cut and cover conduit, stilling basin and excavated discharge channel. For the future addition of hydropower, a separate steel-lined concrete 5-foot diameter low flow conduit was constructed beneath the main flood control conduit.
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