J.M. Wilkerson Construction Co., Inc. was selected as the general contractor for the Lake Charles Dam renovation project in Roswell, GA.
This category 1 High Hazard Dam renovation project included the removal of existing spillway systems and installation of internal drainage structures from the lake. A new Principle Spillway system, consisting of reinforced concrete riser structure and a 60 ft. pre-stressed concrete cylinder pipe was constructed. A new auxiliary spillway, consisting of 2 articulated block-lined channels were constructed as well. A portion of the embankment was also removed and re-compacted in order to construct the new spillways. New internal drainage systems were installed and sediment accumulations in the lake bed were reduced or removed.