Accession Number:

ADA622241

Title:

Case Histories of Corps Breakwater and Jetty Structures; Report 2: South Atlantic Division

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. Jun 1985-Mar 1986

Corporate Author:

COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

110.0

Abstract:

This report is second in a series of case histories of US Army Corps of Engineers Corps breakwater and jetty structures at nine Corps divisions. Herein, chronological histories are presented for 32 breakwater and jetty structures located within the Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division SAD, which encompasses the Atlantic and gulf coasts from North Carolina to Alabama and the Island of Puerto Rico. Presently, there are approximately 256,000 lin ft of breakwater and jetty structures managed by SAD. Structure cross sections of rubble mound or sand account for most of this total. Seventeen of the structures have undergone repairs or modification during their lifetimes. A variety of construction and repair methods have been used, including log and brush mattress pre-1900s, steel sheet piles, asphaltic and concrete grouts, asphaltic mats, concrete sheet piles, toe aprons, sand tight cross sections, armor stone, and concrete caps.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE