Monksville Dam: Design Evolution and Construction

by Steven H. Snider, O'Brien & Gere Engineers Inc, Blue Bell, PA, USA,
Ernest K. Schrader, O'Brien & Gere Engineers Inc, Blue Bell, PA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Roller Compacted Concrete II


This paper documents the application of experience gained at other RCC projects to the Monskville Dam. The evolution of the design and its translation to construction are presented together with discussions of RCC aggregate production; concrete mix designs; concrete production, delivery and placement; thermal cracking analysis and jointing; and recommendations for future projects.

Subject Headings: Concrete dams | Dams | Infrastructure construction | Thermal analysis | Compaction (material) | Joints | Roller-compacted concrete | Concrete structures

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