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$52 million construction project for structural update of Bagnell Dam to start this spring

"This project is about keeping this vital asset providing clean energy in the long term, using the best possible engineering available today," said Warren Witt, director of hydro operations at Ameren Missouri. "Osage Energy Center just marked its 85th year in service. Work we're starting in March will ensure it operates reliably and safely, affording the quality of life for hundreds of thousands who enjoy all that the Lake of the Ozarks has to offer each year." A major construction project is set to begin at Bagnell Dam and Osage Energy Center. Starting this spring, Construction crews will begin a $52 million project installing a series of new anchors and concrete on the downstream side of the dam, which provides power to 42,000 homes. "This project is about keeping this vital asset providing clean energy in the long term, using the best possible engineering available today," said Warren Witt, director of hydro operations at Ameren Missouri. "Osage Energy Center just marked its 85th year in service. Work we're starting in March will ensure it operates reliably and safely, affording the quality of life for hundreds of thousands who enjoy all that the Lake of the Ozarks has to offer each year." The last major structural update at Bagnell Dam was completed in the early 1980s. At the time, 277 post-tensioned anchors were installed to hold the dam into the bedrock.

Thank you Ron