Mansfield Dam gets a $10.5M facelift, floodgate renovation

Begun in 2014, a $10.5 million project to refurbish Mansfield Dam on Lake Travis is well underway and expected to conclude in 2025. However, drivers may hardly notice the construction as much of the work is done within the interior walls of the dam tunnels and at an on-site, air-conditioned facility built specifically for the 11-year project. “The goal of the project is to get this dam and its equipment into a like-new condition and have all of this equipment reinstalled so that we can maintain our flood-protection capabilities,” said John Hofmann, executive vice president of water for the Lower […]

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