Construction of Upper Stillwater Dam

by Robert F. McTavish, Tyger Construction Co, Roosevelt, UT, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Roller Compacted Concrete II


This paper describes the equipment, placing methods, and peak production rates from the contractor's viewpoint for both the Roller Compacted Concrete and the Slipformed Facing Elements. Also described is the gallery construction method as well as solutions developed by the contractor, Tyger Construction Company, and the designer, United States Bureau of Reclamation, for problems encountered during the construction of Upper Stillwater Dam.

Subject Headings: Construction companies | Infrastructure construction | Dams | Concrete dams | Contractors and subcontractors | Compacted soils | Compaction (material) | Rivers and streams | United States

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