Roller Compacted Concrete Projects (pre- 1999)

Project: Spring Creek Reservoir Modifications
Owner: Colorado Division of Wildlife
Engineer: MK Engineering
Prime: GEARS, Inc.
Construction: August- November 1986
This project involved installation of an RCC emergency spillway at 10,000 feet in a remote area of Gunnison County, CO. 99% of the work was completed with GEARS, Inc. forces.
Project: Highway 36 Hazardous Waste Treatment and Storage Facility, Last Chance, CO
Owner: Browning Ferris Industries
Engineer: MK Engineering
Prime: GEARS, Inc.
Construction: June 1988 - December 1989
The project involved 100,000 sy cement treated base, 100,000 sy roller compacted concrete for haul roads, access road, parking areas and processing areas. It also included approximately 15,000 cy of soil cement for a sewer lagoon and retention basins. 99% of the work was completed with GEARS, Inc.'s own forces.
Project: Ashton Dam Rehabilitation, Ashton, ID
Owner: Pacific Power and Light
Engineer: Black and Veetch
Prime: Gilbert Western
Construction: July - August 1991
Project consisted of mixing 7,500 cy of RCC for dam emergency spillway.
Project: Goose Pasture Dam Rehabilitation
Owner: City of Breckenridge and Blue River, CO
Engineer: Tipton Kalmbach, Inc.
Prime: GEARS, Inc.
Construction: September- October 1991
Basic job was the construction of an RCC emergency spillway. Project was located at 10,000 feet elevation with a very limited construction season. 95% of the work was accomplished with GEARS, Inc.'s forces.
Project: Town Wash Detention Basin
Owner: City of Mesquite, NV
Engineer: Ch2m Hill
Prime: Progressive Contracting, Inc.
Construction: Spring of 1992
Job consisted of mixing 51,000 cy RCC and consulting on and assisting the placement of the material.
Project: Faraday Dam, OR
Owner: Pacific Gas and Electric
Engineer: EBASCO Services
Prime: Thompson McDougal
Construction: Summer 1992
Job consisted of mixing 35,000 cy of roller compacted concrete.
Project: Meadowlark Dam, WY
Owner: U.S. Forest Service
Prime: ASI RCC
Construction: Jul-92
Project consisted of mixing 3,500 cy of RCC for a seven day placement schedule.
Project: Horse Thief Dam, SD
Owner: U.S. Forest Service
Prime: GEARS, Inc.
Construction: Fall 1992
Job consisted of grading, the mixing and placement of 5,500 of cy of RCC, and the subsequent revegetation of an emergency spillway.
Project: Ponca Dam Rehabilitation
Owner: Rosebud Sioux Tribe
Engineer: Harza Engineering
Prime: GEARS, Inc.
Construction: August - October 1993
Project consisted of dam rehabilitation and the placement of 7,700 cy or RCC.
Project: North Poudre No. Six
Owner: North Poudre Irrigation Company
Engineer: Smith Geotechnical
Construction: Oct-94
Project consisted of a new emergency spillway constructed with 5,000 tons of RCC.
Project: Anawalt Lake Dam
Owner: WV Department of Natural Resources
Engineer: Triad Engineering Inc.
Contractor: Heeter Construction
Construction: Sep-94
Project consisted of mixing about 3200 cy of RCC and assisting in its placement.
Project: Kyle Canyon Detention Basin
Owner: City of N. Las Vegas, NV
Engineer: VTN Nevada
Construction: September 1994 - March 1995
Project consisted of mixing 250,000 tons of RCC and 100,000 tons of soil cement.
Project: Lake Royer Dam Project
Owner: U.S. Army
Engineer: Army Corps. of Engineers
Contractor: Kiewit Construction
Construction: May-June 1995
10,00 cy RCC
Project: Warden Lake Dam Project
Owner: Soil Conservation Service
Engineer: Triad Engineering
Construction: Jul-95
10,500 tons RCC
Project: Lake Ilo Dam Project
Owner: U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Contractor: Park Construction
Construction: August & September 1995
7,000 tons RCC
Project: Big Beaver Dam Project
Owner: Colorado Division of Wildlife
Contractor: Park Construction
Construction: Nov-95
17,000 tons RCC
Project: Smith Lake Dam Project
Owner: Soil Conservation Service
Engineer: Woodward Clyde
Contractor: Branch Highways
Construction: May 21, 1996-September 9, 1996
45,100 tons RCC
Project: Penstock Replacement Canal, Grand Falls, Newfoundland
Owner: Abitibi Price Paper Mill
Engineer: Acres International
Contractor: McNammara Construction
Construction: August 1, 1996-September 13, 1996
18,120 tons RCC
Project: Ochoco Dam
Owner: Bureau of Rec.
Engineer: Bureaus of Rec.
Construction: July - August 1991
23,000 cy RCC
Project: Petrolia Dam Project
Owner: State of Montana
Contractor: COP Construction, Inc.
Construction: October-November 1996
5,000 cy RCC
Project: North Unit Irrigation District's Main Canal, Bend. OR
Owner: North Unit Irrigation District
Engineer: HDR Engineers
Contractor: Barnard Construction Company, Inc.
Construction: February - April 1997
Quantity: 79,550 Tons RCC
Project: West Elk Mine Bank Protection Project, Somerset, CO
Owner: West Elk Mine, ARCO
Engineer: Harding-Lawson
Contractor: Con-Sy, Inc.
Construction: April - May 1997
Quantity: 18,160 Tons RCC
Project: North Tyger River Dam, Lyman, SC
Owner: SJWD Water District
Engineer: Black & Veatch
Contractor: Dames & Moore / Specialized Services, Inc.
Construction: April - August 1997
Quantity: 31,200 Tons RCC
Project: Tongue River Dam Phase II, Decker, MT
Owner: Montana DNRC
Engineer: ESA Consultants, Inc.
Contractor: Barnard Construction Company, Inc.
Construction: April - October 1997
Quantity: 126,310 Tons RCC
Project: Mt. St. Helens Sediment Retention Structure, WA
Owner: Department of the Army
Engineer: U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers, Portland Distr.
Contractor: Steelhead Constructors, Inc.
Construction: Aug-97
Quantity: 18,500 Tons RCC
Project: Niagara Dam, Roanoke County, VA
Owner: American Electric Power Company
Engineer: American Electric Power Company
Contractor: United Construction Company, Inc.
Construction: August - September 1997
Quantity: 19,800 Tons RCC
Project: Douthat Dam, Bath County, VA
Owner: Virginia Department of Conservation & Recreation
Engineer: Rust Environmental & Infrastructure
Contractor: Branch Highways, Inc.
Construction: September - October 1997
Quantity: 29,700 Tons RCC
Project: Mona Dam Rehabilitation, Juab County, UT
Owner: Current Creek Irrigation Company
Engineer: Woodward - Clyde
Contractor: ASI-RCC, Inc.
Construction: Nov-97
Quantity: 6,600 Tons RCC
Project: Dulce Lake Dam, Dulce, NM
Owner: Jicarilla Apache Tribe
Engineer: Benham-Holway Power Group
Contractor: Barnard Construction Company, Inc.
Construction: May-98
Quantity: 11,250 Tons RCC
Project: Tongue River Dam Phase III, Decker, MT
Owner: Montana DNRC
Engineer: ESA Consultants, Inc
Contractor: Empire Sand & Gravel Company, Inc.
Construction: May - July 1998
Quantity: 126,310 Tons RCC
Project: Diascund Dam Rehabilitation, New Kent County, VA
Owner: City of Newport News, VA
Engineer: Wiley & Wilson
Contractor: H.E. Sargent, Inc.
Construction: August - September 1998
Quantity: 17,160 Tons RCC
Project: Left Hand Valley Reservoir Emergency Spillway,
Owner: Boulder County, CO
Engineer: Left Hand Ditch Company
Contractor: Rocky Mountain Consultants, Inc.
Construction: Gears, Inc.
Quantity: Oct-98
9,557 Tons RCC

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