Design of the Boney Falls RCC Emergency Spillway

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by W. J. Marold, Harza Engineering Co, Chicago, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Roller Compacted Concrete III

Abstract: The Boney Falls Emergency Spillway was designed as a mass roller compacted concrete structure. Alternative designs considered include a fuse plug, lowering the embankment and paving with RCC or providing an anchored core wall with conventional concrete paving. Final design studies, preliminary mix designs, construction cost and performance information are provided.

Subject Headings: Hydraulic design | Spillways | Emergency management | Roller-compacted concrete | Embankment dams | Concrete dams | Compaction (material) | Pavements | Mass concrete | Michigan | North America | United States

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