Related Links: Imagining Construction's Future 3:15pm – 31 July, 2068 My company has modeled and strategized about the Western U.S. Control Headquarters project until I can see the whole project in mind—without any digital assistance. We are all ready to get started. Another meeting, more planning—the company has been meeting with someone about this project since the fall of 2063. Over the last two decades, California and the rest of the West Coast have seen the effect of global warming submerging major land sections. Ten years ago a major earthquake threatened to send the remainder of San Francisco into the Pacific.
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.