Drilled Shaft Foundations For The Float-In Dam On The Monongahela River At Braddock, Pa

Bittner, Robert B.
Organization: Deep Foundations Institute
Pages: 9
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2013
The new gated dam on the Monongahela River at Braddock, Pennsylvania, was built for the US Army Corps of Engineers using an innovative ?In-the-Wet? technology. A key feature of this technology involves construction of the foundations through the water and later mating the completed structure or a shell of the structure to the pre-installed foundation. This paper presents a description of the structure, its foundation, construction sequence and design details required to successfully implement this technology.
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