Accession Number : AD0752109

Title :   Investigation of Concrete Aggregates, Shelbyville Reservoir Project, St. Louis District,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s) : Curry,R. L.

Report Date : JUL 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 54

Abstract : According to the General Design Memorandum for the Shelbyville Dam on the Kaskaskia River in Southern Illinois, upstream from the Carlyle Reservoir, approximately 50,000 cu yd of mass concrete and 37,000 cu yd of reinforced concrete will be required for the flood control project. The investigation was conducted to evaluate the suitability of concrete aggregate from nine sources for inclusion as acceptable sources in the Design Memorandum.

Descriptors :   (*CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, ACCEPTABILITY), (*DAMS, *CONCRETE), PETROGRAPHY, FREEZING, MELTING, PARTICLE SIZE, QUALITY CONTROL, TEST METHODS, ILLINOIS

Subject Categories : Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE