Lake Byllesby is one of hundreds of dams in Minnesota that are decades past their 50-year life span and that need emergency — or just constant — repair. And as costs mount, the question is rising: Are these dams worth it? The average U.S. dam is 52 years old, according to the ASCE, which gave them a “D” in last year’s national report card.READ MORE ►
Remove or revive?
Communities face tough, costly decisions as dams age