Fairport Harbor Structures
Construction and Rehabilitation History
Construction of the east pier (Figure 234) was completed. The pier
was a stone-filled timber crib structure that was 20 ft wide (Fig-
The east pier was capped with a concrete and stone superstructure
(Figure 235, Section
E. Construction of the shoreward 2,325-ft-long
portion of the west breakwater (Figure 234, Sections H and
completed. The innermost 1,500-ft portion of the breakwater was of
rubble-mound construction (Figure 236, Section H. It had a crest el
ft lwd with a width of 1 ft. Side slopes were
on the channel side. The lakeward portion of
the breakwater was constructed with stone-filled timber cribs (Fig-
that were 26 ft wide.
west breakwater was extended by 1,053 ft (Figure 234, Section A ) .
The extension was of rubble-mound construction and had an el of
ft lvd with a crest width of 1 ft (Figure 235, Section A ) .
and the armor stones used ranged from 4 to
Side slopes were
8 tons each.
Stone was placed over the cap and on the lakeside of the timber crib
portion of the west breakwater (Figures 234 and 236, Section
ft lwd with a crest width of 10 ft
stone was placed at an el of
and side slopes of
Construction of a 6,750-ft-long rubble-mound detached east breakwater
(Figure 234, Section B was completed. The breakwater had a crest el
and had a minimum weight of 3 tons.
A 500-ft-long extension of the west breakwater (Figure 234, Sec-
tion F) was completed. The extension consisted of a sand-filled
cellular steel sheet-pile structure (Figure 235, Section F. The
cells were 30 ft in diameter and capped with concrete at an el of
ft lwd. Riprap was placed on the channel side.
a 500-ft-long west pier (Figure 234, Section
pier consisted of sand-filled cellular steel sheet-
34 ft, and they
were capped with concrete at an el of
Because of settlement of the sand fill, one of the cells in the west
breakwater extension was repaired by using cut stone to replace the