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Guri Dam and Powerhouse

Guri Dam and Powerhouse

One of the World's Largest Power Producers
Location
Caroni River, Venezuela
Client
C.V.G., Electrificacion del caroni C.A.
Designer
MWH Global, Inc.
Contract Value
$988,860,000
Completion Date
1986
Market Sector
Dam & Hydro
Atkinson completed this concrete gravity dam, increasing its size from 348 to 532 feet high and from 2,772 feet long to to 4,314 feet long. The project also featured the construction of 8,050-megawatt, 10-unit powerhouse, and the installation and testing of turbine-generators. In total, the team placed 8,280,000 cubic yards of concrete.

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