Published on January 18th, 2017 | by UC&D Magazine

UC&D 2016 Outstanding Public Project Under $10 Million

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Green River/Tusher Diversion

Owner/Developer: Green River Canal Company (State of Utah – Project Sponsor)
Lead Design Firm: Bowen Collins and Associates
General Contractor: Gerber Construction
Civil Engineer: Bowen Collins and Associates
Electrical Contractor: Little and Sons Electric
Specialty Contractor: Biomark

This $8 million infrastructure project located six miles north of Green River,Utah, repaired the diversion after it was damaged by heavy flooding five years ago, to the point of near failure. The contractor installed an 880-foot-long, arch shaped sheet piling and grouted rip rap diversion structure, two large gate structures, a 150-foot-long upstream fish passage structure, a waterwheel raceway, an irrigation intake structure with three 12-foot diameter cone screens for endangered fish protection, and a 750-foot-long sheetpile wall between gate structures. Other materials included 8,400 cubic yards of riprap, 1,600 CY of structural concrete, and 2,100 CY of fiber reinforced concrete.

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