Smithland Dam, Ohio River. Foundation Report. Volume I. Text, Drawings and Boring Logs.
JONES-TEER SMITHLAND KY
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This report presents complete foundation records of conditions encountered during construction and the methods used to adapt the dam structures to these conditions. The report covers the construction of the Smithland Dam and Weir only. The construction for the twin 1200 foot locks is covered under a previous report. The high lift gated section of the dam consists of 12 piers and 11 gated bays. The dam section starts on the Kentucky side of the river-wall of the locks and extends 1400 feet to the Kentucky side of pier 12. A fixed weir consisting of granular filled and concrete capped steel piling cells extends from pier 12 some 1728 feet to the Kentucky bank. Contents Volume I Introduction Foundation Exploration Geology Excavation Caissons Anchor Rods Character of Foundation Foundation Preparation Fixed Weir Cofferdam and Possible Future Problems.
- Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
- Civil Engineering