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Located near Joseph's Harbor Canal, this project will include segmented breakwaters made of lightweight aggregate core in bags with rock on top of them along three miles of the rapidly eroding shoreline of the Rockefeller Refuge.
The events on the beach — called the Mole for the breakwater that’s used as a dock — unfold during one week.
About 100,000 were lifted from the beaches during Operation Dynamo, and the rest were taken from the harbor and the wooden breakwater.
River cruises: A variety of cruises ply the waters of Milwaukee's three rivers and Lake Michigan breakwater in the summer, and not all are of the booze variety.
Folks with walkers and canes enjoy sitting on the benches just watching and listening to the waves crash against the breakwater.
The large waves were not stopped by the King Harbor breakwater.
In addition, the Army Corps will use $2.9 million of the new money to pay for repairs on the Lorain Harbor outer breakwater, where a dive team discovered damage in a metal sheet pile wall, Kornacki said.
At Pillar Point Harbor the breakwater was fishable on most days and people caught perch and rockfish.
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: a wall that is built out into the sea to protect a harbor or beach from the force of waves
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