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General Information

Beginning of works: 1879
Completion: 1880
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Arch dam
Function / usage: Fresh water dam
Material: Concrete dam

Location

Location: , ,
Location description:

On the railroad line from Brisbane to Sydney

Technical Information

Dimensions

height 5.04 m
length 24.5 m
crest thickness 1.07 m
base thickness 2.78 m
horizontal radius of curvature 58.5 m
opening angle 24 °

Materials

arch concrete

Chronology

1879

Construction start

1880

Completion

1900 — 1901

Dam heightened

Notes

The dam is the world's first concrete arch dam.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000627
  • Published on:
    16/02/2000
  • Last updated on:
    17/05/2018