American Society of Civil Engineers

Design of the Boney Falls RCC Emergency Spillway

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

pp. 476-490

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Document type: Conference 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.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Concrete structures
Earth-fill dams
Fly ash
Roller-compacted concrete

Author Keywords:
Concrete Construction - Concrete--Compaction - Dams, Embankment - Embankments
Boney Falls Hydroelectric Project, Michigan - Roller Compacted Concrete