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Glen Canyon Dam

General Information

Beginning of works: 1957
Completion: 1964
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Arch dam
Function / usage: Irrigation & industrial water dam
Material: Concrete dam

Location

Location: , , ,
Impounds:
  • Colorado River
Next to: Glen Canyon Bridge (1959)
Coordinates: 36° 56' 13.00" N    111° 29' 3.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

height 216 m
crest length 475 m
crest thickness 7.6 m
base thickness max. 106 m

Quantities

concrete volume 3 750 000 m³

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 187 000 000

Materials

dam structure concrete

Participants

Structural engineering

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20002443
  • Date created
    30/11/2001
  • Last Update
    16/10/2015