GLEN CANYON UNIT, COLORADO RIVER STORAGE PROJECT, ARIZONA - UTAH. P-557-420-6986
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Glen Canyon Dam as seen from a point approximately one half mile downstream on the rim of the canyon. The dam now contains three million out of an eventual five million cubic yards of concrete. It is 437 feet high and when finished will be 710 feet high. The three millionth cubic yard of concrete was placed May 15, 1962, by L. F. Wylie, Project Construction Engineer for the Bureau of Reclamation. Concrete is now being placed in the dam at the rate of approximately 8,000 cubic yards a day.