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APPENDIX Q Q.
IMPROVEMENT OF RIVERS AND HARBORS IN THE OSWEGO, NEW YORK,
REPORT OF COL. W. L. FISK, CORPS OF ENGINEERS, OFFICER IN
CHARGE, FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1909.
1. Harbor at Charlotte, New York. 5. Harbor at Oswego, New York. ? Harbor at Pultneyville, New York. 6. Harbor at Cape Vincent, New York. 3 Harbor at Great Sodus Bay, New 7. Harbor at Ogdensburg, New York.
York. 4. Harbor at Little Sodus Bay, New
At the beginning of the fiscal year the work of reconstructing crib substructure and replacing the timber superstructure with concrete was underway with hired labor, the work being carried on in the manner described on page 1942, Report of the Chief of Engineers for 1906.
Work was continued in 1908 to December 24, and then suspended for the winter.
During the season of 1908 four cribs, each 100 feet long, and one crib 60 feet long, were built and sunk in the east pier. Concrete
superstructure was built on 5011 feet of cribs sunk in the east pier during the season of 1907 and on 310 feet of cribs sunk in 1908, making a total of 8114 feet of new concrete superstructure made in the east pier in 1908. 58} feet of timber superstructure were torn out of the west pier under the fog signal house and replaced with concrete superstructure. The cost per linear foot of tearing out old cribs and superstructure and replacing with new cribs with concrete superstructure was
This cost includes repairs and upkeep of plant, but nothing for The total number of cubic yards of concrete made was 2,118.75, and the cost of concrete was $6.26 per cubic yard.