Accession Number:

ADA149547

Title:

Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. Charleston Harbor and Shipyard River, South Carolina.

Descriptive Note:

Final environmental statement.

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS CHARLESTON SC CHARLESTON DISTRICT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

238.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this project is to provide safe navigation for existing and prospective large vessel traffic by deepening existing channels providing new and enlarged turning basins, and providing minor alignment changes and easing of bends. The proposed plan of improvement for Charleston Harbor consists of the following a Deepening the existing entrance channel from a depth of 35 feet to a depth of 42 feet b Deepening the existing entrance channel from a depth of 35 feet to a depth of 40 feet from the Entrance Channel Mile 0.6 to Mile 15.7 at Goose Creek c Deepening the Shipyard River channel from 30 feet to 38 feet d Enlargement of the anchorage basin at the harbor mouth e Enlargement of the existing turning basin at the head of the commercial channel f Dredging a new turning basin adjacent to the Columbus Street docks g Widening North Charleston and Filbin reaches to 500 feet h Shifting of channels near the various terminals to provide 125 feet between existing piers and the edge of the channel.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE