shoshone hydro diversion dam and Reservoir Rehabilitation
Glenwood Canyon, Colorado

Shoshone Dam and Reservoir in Glenwood Canyon, Colorado

A 245-foot wide diversion dam of the Colorado River for Shoshone Hydropower Plant, construction in 1907-1912, impacted by small whirlpool in reservoir pool:

  • Shoshone Dam Fact 1Responsible for mitigating internal erosion using bedrock and alluvial grout curtains, a structural concrete cutoff wall into left abutment, and mass grouting using polyurethane grouts and cement-based grouts.

    Shoshone Dam Fact 2Performed geotechnical and geologic exploration.

    Shoshone Dam Fact 3Completed record drawings and final construction report.

    Shoshone Dam Fact 4Prepared emergency action plan and instrumentation plan per State Engineer requirements.