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Portugues

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Portugues completed
Portugues completed

Particulars

Owner: US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville and Department of Natural Resources of Puerto Rico

Designer: USACE, Jacksonville

Contractor: Dragados USA

Statistics

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Flood Control

Reservoir capacity: 20 m3x106

Height: 67 metres

Length: 375 metres

Volume of RCC: 270 m3x103

Total volume: 310 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 04/08 (April 2008)

Start of RCC: 01/11 (January 2011)

End of RCC: 05/12 (May 2012)

End of Project: 12/13 (December 2013)

Country: USA

River: Portugues

DMS Co-ordinates: 18˚3'44.16"N, 66˚37'59.66"W

DD Co-ordinates: 18.062267, -66.633240

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)

Downstream

SlopeType
0.35RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]

Spillway

SlopeType
0.35Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
114
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
51Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)