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Folsom Dam Joint Federal Project (JFP), Sacramento

Project Type

Spillway for flood control

Location

American River, Sacramento Region, Northern California

Owner

US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers

Construction Started

2008

Investment

$962m

Contractors

Kiewit, Granite Construction Company

Completion

2017

Designed Spillway Capacity

Peak inflow of 450,000 cubic feet per second and a holding capacity of 160,000 cubic feet per second
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