Sediment Removal Begins at Devil’s Gate Dam

Devil’s Gate Dam
Photo courtesy Los Angeles County Public Works
The process of removing about 1.7 million cubic yards of sediment from behind Devil’s Gate Dam at Hahamongna Watershed Park got underway Tuesday.

Removal of sediment in connection with the controversial Devil’s Gate Dam project began on Tuesday after a delay of about two weeks because of rainy weather and other concerns.
The project is expected to include as many as 425 daily round trips, by approximately 95 diesel trucks, through the intersection at Berkshire Place and Oak Grove Drive and onto the 210 Freeway — all part of a Los Angeles County effort to take away 1.7 million cubic yards of sediment from behind the dam at Hahamongna Watershed Park. Continue reading “Sediment Removal Begins at Devil’s Gate Dam”

Big Dig Prompts LCHS Summer P.E. Class to Relocate

The Big Dig’s impact on the La Cañada Unified School District just got bigger.
La Cañada High School summer school students taking physical education will have to decamp for part of their term to the Foothill Intermediate School campus at Cornishon Avenue because of the Devil’s Gate Dam sediment removal project, officials said recently. Continue reading “Big Dig Prompts LCHS Summer P.E. Class to Relocate”