Granger Lake, Embankment-Outlet Works-Spillway. Volume 2.
Final foundation rept. Nov 72-Dec 79,
ARMY ENGINEER DISTRICT FORT WORTH TX
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Granger Dam and Lake, called Laneport Dam and Lake until 3 January 1975, is located in central Texas about 6.5 miles east of Granger, Texas and 9.5 miles northeast of the city of Taylor, Texas. The structure is on the San Grabriel River, 31.9 river miles upstream from its confluence with the Little River. Principal structures of the dam are a earthfill embankment approximately 15,240 feet long, maximum height of 114 feet, top elevation of 555 feet, and crown of 30 feet b gate controlled outlet works and c spillway 950 feet wide, with a crest elevation fo 528 feet, located on the right south abutment. This final foundation report records, documents and provides solutions to problems with regard to foundation conditions during the construction phases, problems encountered and methodssolutions to resolve foundation problems during actual construction of Granger Dam and Lake. Additionally this report provides information and suggested changes in design of dams structures on similar foundations.
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