Photo Update on Boskalis’ Breakwater Project
Cowes Harbor Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster has returned for a week to re-shape the gravel core and carry out further surveys of the new breakwater.
As part of the works, the company has carried out further surveys to determine that settlement of the core material into the subsoil is as predicted and in accordance with construction plans.
Boskalis used same plant for the project as last year, an excavator and the Doreen Dorward barge.
At the end of May, Boskalis will mobilize again to start the final phase of this 18-month project.
The result in October 2015 will be a 350 meter long, detached rock armored breakwater that protects existing homes, businesses and harbor users.