Earlier this year, when ENR Editor-at-Large Nadine M. Post was briefing the videographers on Award of Excellence winner Jeffrey M. Baker and his project, she described his accomplishment and its significance. But when asked, she couldn’t describe the man. That was because she had not yet met Baker. Photo: Don Cudney Bonded over a mutual disdain for waste. “He didn’t disappoint,” says Post. During her time with Baker—reporting the cover story that starts onp. 46—she learned they share many values. For example, both Baker and Post have little tolerance for waste and both go around turning lights off to save
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.