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By Dan Rudy 

Swan Lake dam project holding water


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A worker prepares to lay concrete for the intake building watertight parapet and bulkhead, during modernizations made at SEAPA's Swan Lake facility over the summer.

WRANGELL – Primary construction work at Swan Lake wrapped up last week, leaving full capacity for its hydroelectric dam 15 feet higher than it was at the year's start.

The $10,000,000 project was undertaken by Southeast Alaska Power Agency, a utility covering the communities of Ketchikan, Wrangell and Petersburg. Starting about two weeks behind schedule earlier in the summer, workers finished with time to spare with the barge platform used for the project's crane departing last week with general contractors moving off site this week.

"We still have some electrical items that we're worki...

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