Geocon is honored to have received a 2019 Outstanding Project Award, Honorable Mention from CalGeo for The Upper Blackwelder Lake Dam – Beale Air Force Base Repair Project. The project has also received recognition from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Sacramento Section as the 2019 ASCE Sacramento Section Outstanding Geotechnical Project of the Year.
Repairs involved construction of spillways to repair a repair a substantial sink hole at Beale Air Force Base. The team, RNR Construction, Dokken Engineering and Geocon Consultants, used an in notative design-build approach for a fast and efficient means of project delivery. Beale AFB now has a reliable structure with adequate freeboard requiring less maintenance and inspection activities and providing protection from overtopping during storm events.
The California Geotechnical Engineering Association
2019 Outstanding Project Award
Public Medium Project Category
Upper Blackwelder Lake Dam
Beale Air Force Base, Yuba County, CA