Concrete Forms for the Catskill Aqueduct


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Title: Concrete Forms for the Catskill Aqueduct

Author(s): Alfred D. Flinn

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 11

Issue: 6

Appears on pages(s): 291-364

Keywords: none

Date: 6/1/1915

In the Catskill aquedect, the dams and the numerous other structures built by the Board of Water Supply of the City of New York to date, 4,500,000 cu. yds. of concrete have been placed, using 6,500,000 bbls. of cut-and-cover aqueduct, and 50 miles of concrete-lined tunnels, steel forms have been used almost exclusively; for the 6 miles of mortar-lined and concrete-jacketed 9-ft. and 11-ft. steel pipes, wooden forms were preferred.