Accession Number : ADA192294

Title :   Repair, Evaluation, Maintenance, and Rehabilitation Research Program. Case Histories of Corps Breakwater and Jetty Structures. Report. 1. South Pacific Division.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for Apr 85-Jul 86,

Corporate Author : COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s) : Bottin, Robert R , Jr

PDF Url : ADA192294

Report Date : Jan 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 66

Abstract : This report is the first in a series of case histories of US Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) breakwater and jetty structures at nine Corps divisions. Herein, case histories are presented for 28 breakwater and jetty structures located within the US Army Engineer Division, South Pacific (SPD), which encompasses the entire California shoreline. Presently, there are approximately 171,870 lin ft of breakwater and jetty structures managed by SPD. These structures are predominantly of rubble-mound construction. Twenty-one of the projects have undergone repair and/or modification during their lifetimes. A variety of repair methods have been utilized including replacement and/or addition of armor stone, placement of concrete armor units, and use of concrete and concrete caps. Keywords: Breakwater, Concrete armor units, Jetty.

Descriptors :   *BREAKWATERS, ARMOR, CALIFORNIA, CONCRETE, HISTORY, METHODOLOGY, REHABILITATION, REPAIR, SHORES, CASE STUDIES

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE