Here is an update from Olympic National Park on the work to remove two dams on the Elwha River:
As steady progress continues on dismantling the two Elwha dams, the canyons once blocked by the dams are coming into view.
Crews are nearly done removing the concrete gravity dam that filled the river’s original channel, and will soon begin to slowly return the river back to its original channel.
This final diversion will take place over a number of weeks, as contractors carefully control the flow by positioning and repositioning large boulders in the channel. During the