Construction Factors and Monitoring Methods Relating to the Performance of Ventura Breakwater Core Loc Repair

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by Bradd Schwichtenberg, USACE Jacksonville District, 400 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, FL 32232-0019,
William Halczak, USACE Los Angeles District, 911 Wilshire Blvd, 12071 Los Angeles, CA 90017-3401,
Rick Lainhart, USACE Los Angeles District, 1284 East 7th Street, Rear Trailer, Upland, CA 91786,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Breakwaters '99: First International Symposium on Monitoring of Breakwaters

Abstract: In 1999 the Los Angeles District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) repaired the north Ventura breakwater head. The head was rebuilt using 2-ton underlayer stone armored with 20-ton Core Loc units. This paper reviews basic design requirements and construction elements employed to achieve the repair. Available post construction monitoring techniques are discussed.

Subject Headings: Construction methods | Breakwaters | Offshore construction | Construction equipment | Rocks | Offshore structures | Federal government | North America | California | Los Angeles | United States

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