Lookout Point, located on the Middle Fork Willamette River, has five spill bays controlled by Tainter gates. Structural work includes fabrication and field installation of steel weldments, weld repair on the existing strut arms, seismic reinforcement of gate, lead-based paint abatement, painting and seal replacement. Mechanical work consists of trunnion pin replacement, equipment demolition and replacement including hoist motors, brakes, limit switches, encoders, wire ropes, staff gages, parallel shaft reducers and gate operation testing. Work occurs during two short work windows. All work will be completed in November of 2016.
US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District