Related Links: Imagining Construction's Future Maurice Patrick Jamison V sat on the steps of his house. It had been a long legal battle, but now it was his and he was determined to make it his home. The house was built ten years before the Civil War and originally sat on 640 acres. Over the years, parcels of the land had been sold until only five acres and the house were left.Big and rambling, the house had been the talk of the state. The original structure had been added onto ten times, at least that Maurice had been able to
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.