Analytical and Topical Index to the Reports of the Chief of Engineers and the Officers of the Corps of Engineers, United States Army, Upon Works and Surveys for River and Harbor Improvement, 1866-[1892] ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1889 - Engineering
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Page 177 - The formation of such a channel is to be obtained except at Schooner Ledge, where rock would require to be removed, by regulating the tidal flow by means of dikes, with recourse to dredging where necessary as an aid to such contracting and regulating works.
Page 173 - ... feet — the greater, called the breakwater, to afford safe anchorage during gales from the north and east ; the other called the icebreaker, to protect shipping against northwesterly gales and the heavy drifting ice of the bay. This project was completed...
Page 197 - Company, the lowest bidder, for dredging a channel 400 feet long, 150 feet wide and 5 feet deep at mean low water through the bar at the mouth of the river, the contract price being 48 cents per cubic yard.
Page 53 - Bay had a channel with a least depth of 1.2 feet at mean low water, except at one shoal which was bare at low water. The project, adopted in 1889, provides for a channel 100 feet wide and 5 feet deep at mean low water from Tampa Bay to Sarasota at an estimated cost of $17,500.
Page 344 - It provides for dredging a channel 40 feet wide and 5 feet deep at mean low water from the highway bridge at Barnegat to the 5-foot contour in Barnegat Bay...
Page 395 - ... feet deep at mean low water and 75 feet wide below the wharves, and from 35 to 40 feet wide between the upper and lower wharves.
Page 339 - The approved project of 1883 provides for the excavation by dredging ot a channel 100 feet wide and 12 feet deep at mean low water from the deep water above Red Bridge to the ledge opposite...
Page 380 - The project was modified in 1874 and in 1881 to provide for the removal of rock found to exist in the channel between the piers and for additional pier extension. The natural channel between the...
Page 120 - The present plan of improvement for this harbor, adopted iu 1876 and modified iu 1880, embraces the repair of the breakwater and the dike, and the dredging of a channel 100 feet wide and 4 feet deep at low water from Long Island Sound to the village. The channel has only been excavated to a width of 95 feet from the...
Page 173 - Henlopeu, of two massive works on the pierres perdues or riprap system, separated by an interval or gap of 1,390 feet — the greater, called the breakwater, to afford safe anchorage during gales from the north and east; the other, called the ice-breaker, to protect shipping against northwesterly gales and the heavy drifting ice of the bay.

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