Construction Innovations at Dworshak Damby Edward E. Hershberger, Project Engr. and Project Mgr.; Dworshak Dam Constructors, Orofino, ID,
Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1974, Vol. 100, Issue 3, Pg. 303-318
Document Type: Journal Paper
Innovations in construction of a large concrete gravity dam include underground crushing chamber, multiple parallel track cableways, long span luffing cableway, conveyor placement of concrete, water reducing admixture, self-raising forms, precast galleries, sloping stationary and slip forms, testing of horizontal construction joint treatment and concrete placement methods, two-way flow control for concrete after-cooling and repair of diversion channel while passing full river flow. Short descriptions are given as an aid in solving future construction problems.
Subject Headings: Cables | Infrastructure construction | Construction methods | Concrete dams | Dams | Innovation | Concrete admixtures | Underground construction | Concrete construction | Gravity dams
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