State Senator Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville) applauded Governor Kasich and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources on selecting an engineering plan that could decrease project time and cost for repairs to the Buckeye Lake Dam. 

"This is great news for the Buckeye Lake community," said Balderson. "Today’s announcement shows that Ohio is taking steps to move forward with the process while still ensuring public safety. I am optimistic about the design idea and I look forward to the upcoming project groundbreaking.”

Officials announced the proposal during a Statehouse news conference Thursday afternoon. Updates on the Buckeye Lake Dam project can be found online at

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