Knott Landfill Cell 6 Construction

Bend, OR
Owner:
Deschutes County
Bend, OR
Owner:
Deschutes County

The scopes of this project included the following: excavation for a refuse cell; construction of embankments; installation of geosynthetics; installation of soil materials for cushioning, and drainage; construction of leachate collection systems and pump stations; installation of landfill gas piping systems; and installation of asphalt concrete pavement. The final excavation quantity was 213,569 CY excavated from the construction site. Another portion of the project consisted of 127,151.78 cubic yards of rock excavation. The rock excavation was excavated by drilling, blasting, and hydraulic hammer. Around 100,000 cubic yards of aggregate had to be crushed onsite, and the majority of it was stockpiled for future use. Approximately 520,000 square feet of geomembrane was installed.