Related Links: Read a Reply to This Commentary by a Top Construction Attorney A long time ago, when I was a young project manager, I had the temerity to complain that accountants were trying to run my job. As a professional engineer, I believed my technical education and abilities counted for more than theirs should on the construction site.However, I was confident that I knew how best to manage my own project and, therefore, had the confidence to proceed accordingly.WELLSBut things change, sometimes for the better and sometimes not. Now, with the American construction industry being run by lawyers, today's
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.