Construction of the Austin, Texas, Reservoir and Dam


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Title: Construction of the Austin, Texas, Reservoir and Dam

Author(s): Lamar Lydon and Frank S. Taylor

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 12

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 141-146

Keywords: none

Date: 2/1/1916

In presenting this paeper, it is understood the usual standard methods of concrete work at fully known to the members of the American Concrete Institute, and it therefore is useless for us to dweell on any of the ordinary featrures of design and construction. The object of this paper is to set forth a few of the unusal characteristics of the work and point out particularly features of design which did not prove satisfactory in practice.