DFI announces 2021 Outstanding Project Award winner

The winner of the 2021 Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Outstanding Project Award (OPA) is the team of Stantec (engineer), Ames Construction (general contractor), Case-Bencor JV (Keller; foundation), Missouri River Energy Services (owner), Rembco Geotechnical Contractors (grouting), and Schnabel Geostructural Design & Construction (anchor). The team is being recognised for the ingenuity of its design in modifying Red Rock Dam on the Des Moines River in Iowa into a hydroelectric facility.

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Intake braced excavation work at Red Rock hydroelectric facility helped the team doing the work win the 2021 Deep Foundations Institute Outstanding Project Award

Among the geotechnical and other challenges, the Red Rock team overcame was constructing a new intake channel, penstocks that carry water to the turbines and a powerhouse—directly adjacent to