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Gilboa Dam work ahead of schedule

Rehabilitation work expected to be complete by summer

John Vickers, Operations Manager talks about how first phase construction at the Gilboa Dam is ahead of schedule.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
John Vickers, Operations Manager talks about how first phase construction at the Gilboa Dam is ahead of schedule.
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A lot can go wrong during a large-scale construction project like the $400 million restoration of the Gilboa Dam. But contractors, engineers, construction workers and nature itself were all in sync this year, putting the massive effort two years ahead of schedule. And according to project managers, ideal conditions this year led to concrete capable of withstanding pressure greater than they’d hoped for. It’s been measured to withstand at least 1,000 additional pounds per square-inch ...

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