Lower Durant Park Lake Dam & Spillway

Last updated Sep. 10, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Lake & Dam Rehabilitation
  • Approximately $575,000
  • Stormwater Management (Lead)
  • Schnabel Engineering
  • City of Raleigh-Parks, Rec. & Cultural Resource Department

Current Activity

Final design of the project is set to be complete in the fall.


A dam/spillway condition assessment for this project was completed by the project consultant, Schnabel Engineering, to determine dam safety issues that need to be addressed, including energy dissipater analysis for chute spillway, inspection of low level outlet, and slope stability analysis of the dam.

This project is being completed in partnership with the Stormwater Management Division and and Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department.


Project schedule with dates and descriptions
2014Preliminary evaluation of dam safety issues complete
Fall 2017Contract and final project design complete
TBDA timeline to complete dam repairs is pending


This project is being completed to make sure that the Lower Durant Park Lake dam and spillway are in compliance with current Dam Safety requirements.

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