U.S. awards dam safety work for Tuttle Creek

TREVIICOS South selected Geotechnology Inc. to provide construction materials testing, cross-hole tomography, and environmental services for the Foundation Modification Project at Tuttle Creek Dam north of Manhattan.

TREVIICOS, of Tampa, Fla., is general contractor for the pre-construction phase of the Corps of Engineers' $200 million project to stabilize sands beneath the 157-foot-tall, 7,500-foot-long rolled earth and rockfill embankment dam. Geotechnology, of St. Louis, is a geotechnical and environmental engineering firm.

The work, to be completed by 2012, will involve construction of a jet-grout cut-off wall and could include ground modifications. Without the improvements, the Corps said, a 5.7 to 6.6 magnitude earthquake could inflict significant damage to the structure. Thirteen thousand people live downstream.

In awarding a $50 million general contract to TREVIICOS in 2005, the Corps said work at Tuttle Creek represents the largest ground modification effort in the world involving an operational dam, and the largest dam safety modification project the agency has tackled.

HydroVision International 2014 Keynote Speakers

Presenting the HydroVision International 2014 Keynote Speakers

Check out a slideshow covering the keynote speakers at the HydroVision International 2014 conference and exhibition

Click Here >>

Hydro Industry Financials

Buyers Guide Products

Feasibility Studies

Knight Piesold implements feasibility studies, ...

Underwater Dam Inspection

Hibbard Inshore Inspects: Trash Racks, Lower Ou...

BoatBuster - Public Safety Boat Barriers

Worthington provides complete waterway barrier ...

Geotechnical Engineering, Geologoly and Dam

Design and planning of dams, dykes and structur...

Waterstop Repair

Emagineered Solutions® Hydrophilic Polyurethane...

Joint Leak Repair

Emagineered Solutions® has expertly serviced co...

Most Read Articles

Recent Comments

Buyers Guide Companies

Toyo Pumps North America Corp

Provides slurry pumping solutions. Provides sub...

McMillen LLC

Offers a “design-procure-build-operate” package...

RST Instruments Ltd

Manufactures quality dam monitoring instrumenta...

Ruhfus Systemhydraulik GmbH

Designs and manufactures hydraulic servomotors ...

Damwatch Engineering Ltd

Damwatch is a NZ-based dam engineering consulta...

Continuing Education

Professional Development Hours
To access a course listing associated to a specific topic listed below, click on the topic of choice from the list below.

06/01/2014
Volume 33, Issue 5
file
07/01/2014
Volume 22, Issue 4
file

Archived Articles

2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 2011 | 2012 | 2013
Hydro Review Past Issues