REMR Management Systems-Navigation Structures, Condition Rating Procedures for Roller Dam Gates.
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB (ARMY) CHAMPAIGN IL
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has designed and constructed many lock and dam facilities on navigable U.S. inland waterways. As these civil works structures age, the need for condition assessment and maintenance plans grows. This report focuses on assessing the condition of the roller dam gate structures within the Corps civilian projects by developing an inspection and rating procedure that describes the condition of roller dam gates in a consistent and uniform manner. Field investigations were conducted at several sites, and experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were consulted to form a rating system based on engineering rules and considering the opinions of the experts. This report describes the general inspection and rating system, including defining a condition index and describing roller dam gate distresses. The report also describes the inspection procedure and the rules for calculating condition indexes for roller dam gates.
- Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
- Civil Engineering