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Length: 12 miles cost: $490 million construction began: 1980 construction completed: 1992 a road had existed through spectacular glenwood canyon , with its cliffs towering a maximum of. Glenwood canyon was carved over 3 million years by the power of the colorado river discover this and other canyons in colorado visiting glenwood springs. Three gorges dam project, yangtze ecological problems have been projected to occur as a result of the construction of the dam and modification of the watershed. On october 15, 1956, the first blast occurred and the construction of glen canyon dam was officially underway before that date, the site was virtually inaccessible and construction crews.
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