North Pier in need of repairs

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A crumbling section of North Pier is getting attention from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

The problem area is on the peninsula side of the channel between Presque Isle Bay and Lake Erie.

Several images from the US Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District clearly show the issues and are being used to create a repair plan.

Three issues have been identified on the North Pier:

  • failure of a 40-foot section of the pier’s crib
  • about 300 feet of sheet pile separation
  • minor cracking of the east head concrete cap

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A survey team is working on designs for a total repair of the pier.

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