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  • Drilling equipment
  • Construction workers work a drill
  • A construction worker uses air pressure
  • You can see all of the work at the dam site
  • Wverview of the borrow area
  • Workers prepare the rebar for the molds
  • Workers place steel curtains
  • Workers place rebar for the spillway
  • Workers move long pieces of rebar
  • Workers begin to dismantle forms
  • Workers are compacting sand
  • Worker climbs out of the spillway area
  • Work on the toe of the dam
  • Work on the spillway
  • Two scrapers loaded with clay
  • Two massive bulldozers spread new material
  • Top of the dam is shaved
  • The top of the spillway structure
  • The toe of the dam is moving up
  • The reshaped front of the dam and the existing dam
  • The old spillway is being removed
  • The moon shines over the Los Vaqueros
  • The lowered reservoir
  • The dam is going up and down
  • The dam before construction
  • The Continuing Batching Plant
  • Temporary Road
  • Steep terrain in borrow area
  • Shot showing the dam
  • Rocks from the reservoir side
  • Rock for the face of the dam
  • road is built across dam face
  • Reusable forms for the spillway
  • Reusable forms are lifted
  • Retaining wall
  • Progress on the expanding dam
  • President Joseph L Campbell speaks
  • Preparation for the expansion
  • One of the last sets of forms
  • New roads carved
  • New material being graded
  • Near the Kellogg Creek Picnic Area
  • Massive bulldozer navigates terrain
  • Major concrete work
  • Looking west toward Pleasanton
  • Looking straight down at the top of the dam
  • Looking down toward Walnut Boulevard
  • Looking down on the top of the dam
  • Loads of clay from the top of the dam
  • Impressive perspective of the construction
  • Huge mound of soil
  • Huge boulders are smashed
  • General Manager Jerry Brown speaks
  • Excavator
  • End of the spillway
  • Earth moving work being performed
  • Drilling is underway
  • Details of the spillway work
  • Dam construction activity
  • Dam before project
  • Construction crews clear the right side of the dam
  • Concrete poured for the new spillway
  • Concrete forms being put into place
  • Below the dam spillway
  • Articulated truck
  • Areas near the dam
  • An excavator fills a massive dump truck
  • access roads cut into the face of the dam
  • A worker measures the angle
  • A wheel tractor scraper hauls massive rocks
  • A massive conveyor belt
  • A massive bulldozer digs
  • A jackhammer mounted on an excavator
  • A bulldozer removes scrub
  • Workers install part of a wall
  • Workers hydroseed the face of the dam
  • Worker prepares one of the concrete forms
  • Welders trim rebar on the spillway area
  • We took this panorama of the project from the patio
  • Trucks filled with soil and gravel line up
  • The walls of the Marina building have been restored
  • The updated John Muir Interpretive Center
  • The top of the dam was a busy place
  • The spillway nearing completion in the upper-center
  • The Rock Wall is now at its final height
  • The rebuilding of the Marina building that was moving
  • The old Marina location is to the far right
  • The moved Marina building and complex
  • The Marina was ready for its reopening
  • The Marina building was moved to a higher location
  • The Marina building is lifted and on wheels
  • The Marina building is braced for its move
  • The Marina building at the new location
  • The Marina area is nearly ready for its reopening
  • The first load of concrete is pumped
  • The first guided hike from the reopened John Muir
  • The face of the dam
  • The expansion dedication ceremony in July of 2012
  • The dam only a few inches from reaching its new elevation
  • The dam is pretty much in its final shape
  • The dam at its 521 foot elevation
  • The audience joins the toast
  • Take a look at how high the reservoir will be when
  • Scrapers full of soil make their way from the borr
  • Scope of work done on the south side
  • Rich Reza takes measurements
  • Photo of the hydraulic cylinder being bolted
  • Shot of a massive 300 ton crane
  • Our first photo from the Marina side of Los Vaquer
  • One would think the Los Vaqueros Reservoir is smiling
  • Old and new Marina area
  • New trails have been cut throughout the watershed
  • New Marina building on its way to its new location
  • Montgomery Heavy Hauling and Structure Relocation
  • Masonry workers rake gravel into place
  • Masonry workers prepare forms and rebar
  • Masonry workers pour and shape concrete
  • Masonry workers in 2012 add concrete to the support
  • Masonry workers form concrete ramps
  • Masonry workers finish a curb at the turnaround
  • Masonry workers complete concrete work
  • Masonry workers build the forms for a curb outside
  • Masonry workers build a new stone wall near the ne
  • Masonry crews work on the top of the inlet and out
  • Marina waiting to be moved
  • Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project
  • A lot of action on the top of the dam
  • Construction worked compact and smooth gravel
  • Construction crews put the final touches on
  • Congressman Jerry McNerney speaks
  • CCWD Grounds Maintenance Assistant Greg Dixon
  • CCWD Board President Joseph L Campbell
  • Building the new public viewing area
  • Borrow area near the North entrance gate
  • An ironworker smooths the railing
  • Aerial shot of reservoir
  • Dick Jones aerial photo
  • Aerial Photographer Dick Jones took this photo
  • A section of form for the retaining wall
  • A painter works on the patio for the moved Marina
  • A nice overview of the dam project in January 2012
  • A grader turns after making a pass
  • A grader cuts part of the new Los Vaqueros Trail
  • A drill works inside the spillway
  • A construction worker irrigates oak trees planted

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