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The Laneport Dam (Granger Lake Dam) is located about ten miles northeast of Taylor, TX and seven miles east of Granger, TX in Williamson County. It is located at river mile 31.9 of the San Gabriel River. The purpose of the dam was for flood damage reduction, water conservation, fish and wildlife habitat, and general recreation.
ConstructionConstruction began in October of 1972, with the project being placed in operation on January 21, 1980.
AuthorityCongressional Authority of the construction of Laneport Lake (Granger Lake) was originally contained in the Flood Control Act approved 3 September 1954.
Flood HistoryMaximum level reached 530.11 on 05-MAR-1992 Minimum level reached 498.54 on 06-OCT-1984
CostThe project cost to build Granger Lake (Laneport Lake) was $62 million.