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By early next year, the municipal government is expected to seek bids to build a 200-foot bulkhead, dock and boardwalk along what is now a jagged section of shoreline at the park.
Elsewhere in the city, similar bulkhead and barrier projects are proposed, including in Coney Island and Sea Gate in Brooklyn.
And, so far, more than $4.5 million spent on various installations along the river's steel bulkheads and banks have produced positive results.
Nor does the disintegrating state of the canal’s bulkhead, which property owners will have to rebuild.
With the seat back slam-up against the rear bulkhead the rake was tolerable for an hour or so.
At least 18 pieces of the plane, including parts of an engine cowling and a bulkhead panel, eventually were recovered from beaches in Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, South Africa and Tanzania.
The bulkhead will stabilize the shoreline and keep the river in check, city officials said.
The explosion on the port side warped the bulkhead, preventing the crew from closing a watertight door, crippled both engines and disabled radio communication, preventing a distress call.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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