Buckeye Lake dam

Construction began on repairs to the crumbling earthen dam at Buckeye Lake in March 2015. Water levels were lowered, which upset residents, businesses and visitors. The project ended in November 2018.
Karen Kasler

Just over a year ago, the $100 million project to repair the crumbling earthen dam at Buckeye Lake was finished two years early.  But the state is looking at dozens of the 1420 dams in Ohio that could be failing.

Andy Chow

Three years after making the controversial decision to lower water levels at an east central Ohio lake to repair a crumbling earthen dam, the project is finished. Gov. John Kasich put the project in motion after getting a report -- warning of “catastrophic failure.”

Karen Kasler

The multi-year project to repair the crumbling dam at Buckeye Lake State Park is moving along quickly – in fact, boats may be able to get back out on the water late next summer. But Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler reports some businesses say it’s not fast enough.