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Dam of Three Gorges Project Near Completion
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The concrete pouring for the dam on the right bank of the Three Gorges Project has entered the final phase, and the full completion of the Three Gorges Dam is coming soon.

The concrete pouring for the 2309-meter-long dam, with a total concrete amount of 16.1 million cubic meters started in 1998. In 2002, the concrete pouring for the dam on left bank was completed. The workers began to pour concrete for the right dam in July 2003.

The concrete gravity dam is 181 meters high, 15 meters wide at the top and 185 meters wide at the bottom. The axis of the dam is 2,309 meters long.

(People's Daily April 24, 2006)


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