Elephant Butte Dam Gate Hoist Replacement

About This Project

This $2M project includes rehabilitating five 5’x4’ slide gates and installing new gate hoists, hydraulic controls, and lifting equipment. The Elephant Butte dam holds back Elephant Butte Reservoir, the largest lake in New Mexico by total surface area.

Started

September 2016

Completed

March 2018

Owner

Bureau of Reclamation

Location

Elephant Butte Dam, New Mexico

Category
Dams