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The concrete dam that created Dix Reservoir in Barre, Vt., was constructed in 1950. Over decades of service, erosion and deterioration became increasingly apparent on the dam's spillway and training walls. Water began seeping through fine cracks and other damaged areas. In 1978, when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers first conducted a condition survey of the training walls and spillway, they discovered a loss of concrete section and exposed reinforcing steel. Read more

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