Accession Number:

ADA070699

Title:

National Dam Inspection Program. Pike Township Municipal Authority Dam (NDS-ID-PA-00916, PennDer ID-17-111),Susquehanna River Basin, Bear Run, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania. Phase I Inspection Report,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GAI CONSULTANTS INC MONROEVILLE PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

84.0

Abstract:

Bear Run Dam is an earth embankment approximately 42 feet high and 415 feet long including spillway. The dam is provided with an unlined trapezoidal channel spillway cut into the left abutment. The spillway contains a short concrete control slab adjacent to the embankment crest. The downstream channel of the spillway is comprised of unvegetated granular material. The outlet works consists of a 16-inch diameter ductile iron pipe blowoff with a sluice gate located at the inlet and controlled by a manual operator from the dam crest. An 8-inch diameter ductile iron pipe with a perforated vertical intake riser serves as the supply lines are equipped with two gate valves that are manually operated from the crest and downstream slope. Bear Run is located on Bear Run in Pike Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, about 4-12 miles west of the community of Bridgeport located along Anderson Creek and about 6 miles west of the community of Curwensville.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE