Glen Cove Breakwater
Glen Cove, New York
New York District
Construction and Rehabilitation History
stone breakwater was completed to provide shelter to
ft mlw, crown width
Crest elevation was
was 5.0 ft, and side slopes were
Stone sizes of 1,500
2.0 ton were placed in
fashion. Cost of initial con-
struction was ,830.
A survey of the breakwater revealed that the offshore portion had
deteriorated and the outer half had settled 3.0 ft. Crest elevation
mlw, and side slopes varied from
Stones were displaced due to undersized stone. Over 50 per-
cent of the breakwater was submerged at high tide. The breakwater
was considered stable with no breach along the entire length.
No further repair or maintenance information has been found. The
project has been deauthorized.