A Fluor-led joint venture leading a delayed $90-million Dept. of Energy project at the Savannah River site in Aiken, S.C., filed a response in federal court this month to a lawsuit filed against it by Baker Concrete Construction. In the response, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) argued that subcontractor Baker Concrete failed to meet its contractual responsibilities on the Waste Solidification Building project, and is not due any relief. Baker filed suit against SRNS in June, claiming the construction manager was responsible for design-related delays on the project. Baker is seeking damages of nearly $20 million. Lawyers representing SRNS also
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.