Construction of Rocky Reach Hydroelectric Project

by W.N. Evans,
J.H. Boyd,

Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 3, Pg. 45-68

Document Type: Journal Paper


4800 ft long dam consists of 450 ft gravity section on west bank, 1100 ft powerhouse section, 375 ft arch section, and 750 ft spillway section in river bed, and 120 ft gravity section and 2000 ft earth dam section on east bank; river diversion, 5,000,0000 cu yd excavations, and 1,000,000 cu yd concreting work; fish ladder at west bank and fish passage along entire river bed section; plant will produce 1.215 Mw by 11 units.

Subject Headings: Gravity dams | River and stream beds | Arch dams | River bank stabilization | Construction management | Hydro power | Earthfill dams | Power plants | Palestinian territories | Middle East | Asia

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