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Tired Creek Dam

Scope of Work:

The project was the construction of a Category One Earthen Dam under the classification State of Georgia Safe Dams Program for Grady County. The work involved the construction of an earthen embankment that impounded a 960 acre lake.


  • Clearing and grubbing of the 80 acre dam site only
  • Total excavation of the project of 60,000 cubic yards
  • Total embankment of the project of 450,000 yards
  • Furnished and installed internal drain system consisting of solid and perforated pipe, filter fabric, sand, and other aggregates
  • The principle and emergency spillway functions are provided by a 200 ft wide concrete spillway and 14 foot high labyrinth weir wall complete with a 200 linear feet Contech bridge
  • Project included extensive riprap armoring of the dam face
  • 60,000 square feet slurry trench cutoff wall