Hugh L. Keenleyside Dam

Near Castlegar, BC

Major rehabilitation of spillway gates (SPOG)

HMI has been mandated to conduct various rehabilitation work on the Hugh L. Keenleyside Dam.

Work completed in confined area

The current work involves rehabilitation of the operating and regulating gates of the dam as well as upgrading the electrical equipment.

The challenge

  • Establish a work sequence to proceed with the rehabilitation of 8 Low Level Operating Gates and 4 Spillway gates, CW structures and related lifting equipments.
  • Work to be performed while adjacent gates need to ne maintained in operation.
  • Develop and implement recall devices.

The result

  • Work sequence established in line with local operating orders restrictions.
  • New warehouse built specifically for the work performed on the gates.


$ 48.8 Million



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