Congressional Edition Volume 2373

Congressional Edition Volume 2373

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...has occurred to mattresswork it has generally been by sliding of the bauk. Tho lower part of the slope just below the low-water line is the point that first gives way, in many instances the mattress tearing apart from the bank revetment proper, loaviug a space at the foot of the bank slope exposed without protection to the eroding action of the current. It would appear that a stronger form of revetment than that afforded by the ordinary brush construction used heretofore will he required to connect the subaqueous mattress with the revetment laid on tho slope of the bank in order to insure satisfactory results. Below is a list of tbe floating property constituting the plant: List of boats, barges, pile-drivers, fe., constituting the plant belonging to the reach, of which five small targes, 75 by lb feet, and one, 65 by 15 feet, were built on the works. SUMMARY OK WORK COMPLETED AND MATERIAL EXPENDED FROM NOVEMBER 1, 1883, TO.OCTOBER 1, 1884. Work done. Number of piles driven 9,292 Number of stringers put in place 3, 601 Number of braces put in place 6,383 Number of linear feet of dike completed, 2 row 5, 463 Number of linear feet of dike completed, 3 row 20,841 Number of linear feet of diko completed, 4 row 861 Grillage foot-mat built, 20,594 linear feet squares.. 8, 425 Woven foot-mat built, 6,196 linear feet, do 4,164 Mattress built, 10,928 linear feet do 13,786 Rcvotment built, 15,528 linear feet do 8,061 Shore-mat, 2,175 linear feet do 836 Wattling,9,948 linear feet do 796 Tilted screens, 2,839 linear feet do 1,039 Bank graded, 8,731 linear feet cubic yards.. 71,379 Linear feet pile-dike standing November 1, 1883 44,235 Linear feet pile-dike constructed present season 27,165 71,400 Deduct old work washed out the present season 8, more

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  • 9781236966636