FacebookTwitterInstagram Youtube
Adirondack Explorer

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Crews work to remove Rome Dam (photo gallery and video)

Located less than two miles upstream of Ausable Forks, the Jay town board voted in March of 2017 to remove the Rome Dam after an engineering study found that it posed a threat to residents downstream because of its potential to fail. The engineering study found that it was structurally unsound and would be especially vulnerable during a flood.


Thursday, August 30, 2018

Rome Dam on the West Branch of the Ausable River (photo gallery)

Photos of the Rome Dam in May 2017 on a rainy day. The dam is currently being removed because it was found to be structurally unsound in an engineering study. The removal started in August and is expected to be completed by mid-November.