When completed in 1944, Denison Dam was America's largest rolled, earth-filled dam.The dam is now the 12th largest in volume in the United States.Just below Denison Dam is the old Colbert's crossing, which later became a ferry, and later yet, a toll bridge.
The power-intake structure will permit future installation of three additional power units. In 1999 Texoma ranked first among Corps of Engineers lake projects nationwide, with visitors spending over 90 million hours at the lake.
The lake has crested the dam's spillway at a height of 640 feet (195.07 m) five times: once in 1957, again in 1990, again on July 7, 2007, and most recently in May 2015, and again in June 2015. Authorization: Flood Control Act approved June 28, 1938, Project Document HD 541, 75th Congress, 3d Session (flood control and power); Public Law 868, 76th Congress, 3d Session, approved October 17, 1940 (improving navigation, regulating flow of Red River, controlling floods, and other beneficial uses); Public Law 454, 78th Congress, 2d Session, approved September 30, 1944 (impoundment designated as Lake Texoma); Public Law 273, 83rd Congress, 1st Session, approved August 14, 1953 (Denison water supply storage); Public Law 164, 84th Congress, 1st Session, approved July 15, 1955 (construction of Willis Site Bridge); Public Law 146, 85th Congress, 1st Session, approved August 14, 1957, Project Document HD 541, 75th Congress, 3d Session, (Sherman water supply); Public Law 282, 91st Congress, 1st Session, approved July 19, 1970 (water supply dam on Big Mineral Arm); Public Law 662, 99th Congress, 2d Session, approved November 17, 1986 (added recreation as a project purpose and authorized reallocation of additional storage for water supply).
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These are characteristics of many fine old southern home, which settlers built up and down the valley.
Denison Dam and Lake Texoma were authorized for construction by the Flood Control Act approved June 28, 1938, (Public Law No.The first hydroelectric turbine was placed on line in March 1945 and the second in September 1949.Construction of a highway bridge across Lake Texoma at the Willis Ferry site started April 24, 1958 and was completed October 30, 1960.Although Fort Washita was not used as a military establishment after the Civil War, the post office continued in operation until 1880.The site is kept open to the public by the Oklahoma Historical Society.The project was put into operation for flood control in January 1944. Army Corps of Engineers invites you to visit Lake Texoma, the largest lake in capacity in the Tulsa District and the twelfth largest in the United States.