Construction of Roads and Appurtenances for Dillon Dam

by Erling F. Pederson,

Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1967, Vol. 93, Issue 2, Pg. 53-72

Document Type: Journal Paper


The search for water and its utilization in the semi-arid western United States involves many phases of engineering work. Legal problems in the acquisition of water rights and their development are considered. The construction of Dillon Dam, roads and appurtenances, and the conveyance of water for municipal use in Denver, Colo. is described.

Subject Headings: Infrastructure construction | Highways and roads | Dams | Municipal water | Arid lands | Legal affairs | Water rights | Water use | United States | Denver | Colorado

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