Work on a $962 million project to enhance flood protection for California's Sacramento region is progressing. The main element is Folsom Dam, a 340-foot-high concrete gravity dam that is 1,400 feet long, supplemented by 11 earthen impoundments. The Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway project is slated to be finished in 2015. A slideshow in this piece shows how work is advancing.

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