Asbestos-cement. This material seems to suffer significant and rapid deterioration in a marine
environment and should not be used when long service is essential.
Post Supported Bulkheads
A post-supported bulkhead consists of regularly spaced posts, usually timber, driven into the
ground with an attached facing material that forms a retaining wall. The posts support the bulkhead and
resist earth pressures exerted against the structure. As with sheet piling, a post supported bulkhead can
be either a cantilever or anchored.