H. B. Zachry Co. v. Travelers Indemnity Co.
C05.40971; 391 F.2d 43 (1968)
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
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GODBOLD, Circuit Judge: H. B. Zachry Company was the prime contractor on construction for the United States government of Twin Buttes Dam, near San Angelo, Texas. The major work of the project was a mammoth earth-fill embankment eight miles long with a maximum height of 130 feet. To prevent erosion from wave action of impounded waters a layer of rock fragments known as ""riprap"" was to be furnished and placed on the upstream slope of the dam. Zachry subcontracted the riprap work to Miles-Sierra, a joint venture. Travelers Indemnity Company was surety on Miles-Sierra's performance bond.
- Category: Law
- Published: Feb 19, 1968
- Publisher: LawApp Publishers
- Seller: Innodata Book Distribution Services Inc
- Print Length: 12 Pages
- Language: English