Economic Factors in Roller Compacted Concrete Dam Construction

by John W. Parker,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Roller Compacted Concrete III


This paper deals with some of the economic factors that designers and contractors need to consider in the design and execution of an RCC dam. Costs for the RCC portion of the Upper Stillwater Dam are presented. Some reasons for the significant increase in the cost for the RCC portion of the work and the contractor's claim that resulted are discussed.

Subject Headings: Concrete dams | Roller-compacted concrete | Economic factors | Contractors and subcontractors | Infrastructure construction | Concrete construction | Compaction (material) | Construction costs

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