Port Wine: Harbor Piers
Port Wing, Wisconsin
Construction and Rehabilitation History
The construction of an 800-ft-long east pier and a 45-ft-long pile
555 ft of the west pier (Figure 13, Section A) was con-
The structure consisted of wood piles filled with wood
capped with stone. It was 1 1 ft wide and installed at an
of the west pier was constructed. The cross section
The inner 224
of the structure was the same as the outer portion built
The outer portion of the west pier (45.6 ft long) was rebuilt (Fig-
Steel sheetpiling and stone were used to
increase the width of the structure to 18.7 ft. Large stone was used
to cap the structure. The crest el was
The east pier and pile revetment were rebuilt. The east pier con-
sisted of wood piles filled with stone and capped with a concrete and
stone superstructure. The crest el of the structure was
with a 19.75-ft width, and the length was decreased to 446.5 ft.
Stone was placed on the lakeside of the pier (Figure 14, Section
The pile revetment consisted of woodpiling filled with sand and
capped with concrete. It was increased to 388 ft in length. The el
ft lwd, and stone was placed on the channel side (Figure 14,
Steel sheetpiling was placed on the shoreward end of the west pier
for a distance of 192.4 ft (Figures 13 and 14, Section E.
ft lwd. A rock berm was
structure was 1.0 ft wide at an el of
installed on each side of the structure (Figure 14, Section E.
Steel sheetpiling was also placed on the channel side of the west
pier for a distance of 779 ft (Figures 13 and 14, Section A).
The structures presently are in good condition.