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Bear Creek

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Bear Creek completed
Bear Creek completed

Particulars

Owner: Tennessee Valley Authority

Designer: Paul C. Rizzo & Associates

Contractor: ASI Constructors, Inc.

Statistics

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control / Water Supply

Reservoir capacity: 47 m3x106

Height: 27 metres

Length: 292 metres

Volume of RCC: 60 m3x103

Total volume: 69 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/08 (January 2008)

Start of RCC: 10/08 (October 2008)

End of RCC: 05/09 (May 2009)

End of Project: 06/09 (June 2009)

Country: USA

River: Bear Creek

DMS Co-ordinates: 34˚23'54.47"N, 87˚59'20.65"W

DD Co-ordinates: 34.398464, -87.989067

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalTraditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
0.80Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
77
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
77Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)