LOS VAQUEROS DAM & RESERVOIR

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LOS VAQUEROS DAM & RESERVOIR

Brentwood, CA

Atlas provided the primary earthwork and construction materials quality control for the original construction of the complex zoned embankment dam completed in 1998. Atlas provided quality control services for both the original construction of the dam in 1998 and the new construction, which includes earthwork observation and testing, concrete and steel testing, and on-site laboratory soils testing services. The new construction of these complex zoned embankments requires extensive coordination with design and construction personnel. Current project details are as follows:

  • 1 million CY zoned embankment construction
  • 525,000 CY blasting and 100,000 CY crushing
  • 40,000 SF MSE wall construction

CLIENT / OWNER: CONTRA COSTA WATER DISTRICT
DURATION: 1996 – 1998;
NEW CONSTRUCTION COSTS $450 MILLION
NEW CONSTRUCTION DURATION 2011 – 2013;
NEW CONSTRUCTION COSTS: $50 MILLION