Cleveland Harbor Structures
Construction and Rehabilitation History
Construction of a 1,602-ft-long stone-filled timber crib east pier at
the mouth of the Cuyahoga River (Figure 226) was completed. (Fig-
227, 228, and
229 illustrate structures at Cleveland
bor.) The pier was 20 ft wide and included a concrete superstructure
with a crest el of
Construction of a 6,048-ft-long stone-filled timber crib west break-
water (Figure 226) was completed. The structure was 32 ft wide, and
riprap stone was placed on the lakeside to an el of
Construction of a 3,000-ft-long portion of the east breakwater (Fig-
ure 226, Sections X and Y was completed. The structures were stone-
filled timber cribs that were 32 ft wide.
A concrete superstructure was installed on the west breakwater to a
crest el of +12 ft lwd.
Construction of a
It was a stone-filled timber crib structure with a concrete super-
Construction of a 17,970-ft-long portion of the east breakwater was
The breakwater was a
rubble-mound structure with a crest el of
ft lwd and a crest
width of 10 ft (Figure 227, Section P, Figure 229, Section D. Side
Construction of the east and west arrowhead breakwaters was completed
at the main entrance. These
structures were each
1,250 ft long and constructed of rubble-mound materials. They had
crest widths of 10
and an el of
slopes of the arrowheads along the water level were
stone had a minimum weight of 3 tons, with not less than 50 percent
of 5 tons or more.
A stone superstructure was installed on portions of the east break-
water (Figure 226, Sections X and Y. The crest el of Section X
ft lwd. Riprap was also installed along both
sides of this portion of the breakwater. The crest el of Section Y
ft lwd, and stone extended from the el down the
lakeside of the structure to the lake bottom.
Rehabilitation of 1,700 ft of the east breakwater (Figures 226 and
227, Section P) was performed. Original construction methods were
used in making the repairs.