Although this dam was originally built in 1901 to form Bachman Lake, it has only needed minor repairs over its lifetime.
The rehabilitation of the Bachman Lake Dam and Spillway will ensure dam safety, minimize flood risk, and provide regulatory compliance.
The dredging maintenance improvements will help revitalize the lake, improve water quality and allow residents to enjoy the lake for years to come.
Aerial photograph of Bachman Lake Park and its surrounding area located in Dallas, Texas, taken in 1954.
Haskins, Squire. [Aerial View of Bachman Lake Park and Surrounding Area], photograph, 1954; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1030325/ : accessed November 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.
Bachman Lake Dam dredging contractor started operation of the hydraulic dredging equipment in May 2022. Hours of operation for the construction crews are 6 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Saturday. The lake is open for public use during dredging hours of...
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Slated for Completion
The Bachman Lake Dam Rehab project started July 2019 and is estimated to be completed in 2025. Check out this timeline for the projects scheduled construction activities and phases.
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