Design and Construction of Lower Chase Creek Dam

by Cecil M. Urlich, Dames & Moore, Phoenix, AZ, USA,
J. David Deatherage, Dames & Moore, Phoenix, AZ, USA,
John H. Rahe, Dames & Moore, Phoenix, AZ, USA,
Robert E. Dunne, Dames & Moore, Phoenix, AZ, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Roller Compacted Concrete II


Lower Chase Creek Dam is a roller compacted concrete flood control dam located in a generally dry creek in eastern Arizona. Dam design, including the site investigation and start-up of the permit process, was accomplished from mid-September to mid-December 1986. Permit and bid activities took place in January and February 1987. Construction was conducted from early March to mid-June 1987. This paper describes the design and construction aspects of the dam project.

Subject Headings: Concrete dams | Rivers and streams | Infrastructure construction | Concrete construction | Hydraulic design | Roller-compacted concrete | Compaction (material) | Floods | Arizona | United States

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