USACE experts inspect Lorain Harbor Breakwaters

USACE Buffalo District teammates Weston Cross, Shanon Chader, Erin Cuddihy, Gerlyn Hinds and Rich Reisner performed an above water boat and walking inspection of Lorain Harbor Breakwaters last week.

Shanon Chader, USACE
photo by Shanon Chader, USACE

The purpose of the site visit was to inspect, photograph, and determine the existing condition of the existing stone slopes, steel sheet pile (SSP) cells, and concrete cap.

The team performed a boat inspection on the harbor and lake side of the majority of the structures.

photo by Shanon Chader, USACE

A walking inspection of the structures was also conducted to get a closer look at stone condition, SSP interlocks, and the existing concrete cap.