Fisherman's Wharf Breakwater Design and Construction

by Gary W. Sjelin, US Army Corps of Engineers, Los, Angeles, CA, USA,
Takeshi Yamashita, US Army Corps of Engineers, Los, Angeles, CA, USA,
Jack W. Rolston, US Army Corps of Engineers, Los, Angeles, CA, USA,
George C. Fotinos, US Army Corps of Engineers, Los, Angeles, CA, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Ports '86

Abstract: Fisherman's Wharf Breakwater is a precast prestressed concrete structure presently under construction. It consists of vertical sheet piles braced at the top by batter piles. This paper discusses the design and construction of the breakwater. This discussion will include the structural design, foundation investigation, seismic considerations, test pile program, and construction techniques.

Subject Headings: Construction management | Breakwaters | Ports and harbors | Concrete piles | Sheet piles | Pile tests | Precast concrete | Concrete structures | North America | California | United States

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