Annual Report of the Chief of Engineers to the Secretary of War for the Year ..., Volume 1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1889 - Engineering
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12 feet 1891 Submitted act of August adopted Amount appropriated amount available amount covered Amount estimated amount expended Appendix appropriated by act approved August 11 balance available breakwater bridge built channel charge close commenced Company completion of existing compliance with requirements construction continued Corps of Engineers covered by existing Creek cubic yards dams depth distance dredging ending June 30 entrance exclusive of liabilities existing contracts existing project expended during fiscal expended in fiscal expenditure feet at mean feet deep feet wide fiscal year ending further harbor acts improvement Island jetty Lake liabilities outstanding July locks mean low water Michigan miles mouth navigation necessary obstructions officer operations original outstanding liabilities piers placed Point profitably expended proposed reasons removal repairs required for completion requirements of sections resulted river and harbor rock Secretary shoals snags Submitted in compliance survey United vessels width
Page 436 - ... security of navigation of said river as the Secretary of War shall prescribe; and, to secure that object, the said company or corporation shall submit to the Secretary of War, for his examination and approval, a design and drawings of the bridge, and a map of the location, giving, for the space of one mile above and one mile below...
Page 7 - That where it is made manifest to the Secretary of War that the establishment of harbor lines is essential to the preservation and protection of harbors he may, and is hereby, authorized to cause such lines to be established, beyond which no piers, wharves, bulkheads, or other works shall be extended or deposits made, except under such regulations as may be prescribed from time to time by him...
Page 423 - And in case the owner or owners of said bridge and the several railroad companies, or any one of them, desiring such use, shall fail to agree upon the sum or sums to be paid, and upon rules and conditions to which each shall conform in using said bridge, all matters at issue between them shall be decided by the Secretary of War, upon a hearing of the allegations and proofs of the parties.
Page 425 - ... and shall furnish such other information as may be required for a full and satisfactory understanding of the subject; And until the said plan and location of the bridge...
Page 448 - Thall all railway companies desiring to use said bridge shall have and be entitled to equal rights and privileges in the passage of the same, and in the use of the machinery and fixtures thereof, and of all...
Page 9 - ... of the channel of any navigable water of the United States, unless the work has been recommended by the Chief of Engineers and authorized by the Secretary of War...
Page 449 - ... spans shall not be less than ten feet above extreme high-water mark, as understood at the point of location to the lowest part of the- superstructure...
Page 424 - That all railroad companies desiring the use of said bridge shall have and be entitled to equal rights and privileges relative to the passage of railway-trains over the same, and over the approaches thereto, upon payment of a reasonable compensation for such use; and in case the owner or owners of said bridge and the several railroad companies, or any...
Page 438 - That this act shall not apply to any lands within the limits of any military park, or Indian reservation, or other lands...
Page 8 - States where no harbor lines are or may be established, without the permission of the Secretary of War, in any port, roadstead, haven, harbor, navigable river, or other waters of the United States, in such manner as...