Waukegan Harbor, IL

AUTHORITY:

River and Harbor Acts of 1880, 1882, 1902, 1945, 1965, and 1970.

DESCRIPTION:

The project consists of a breakwater (859 feet of concrete capped timber crib structure); a shore connection (1,035 feet of concrete capped timber pile structures); a revetment wall (632 feet of sheetpile); a north pier (444 feet of anchored steel sheeting and 998 feet of concrete capped timber crib structure); a south pier (3,511 feet of concrete capped timber pile and crib structures), an approach channel 390 feet wide at –22.0 ft. Low Water Datum (LWD), a channel between the piers at –18.0 ft. LWD; an inner basin with at –18.0 ft. LWD, and an anchorage area within the inner basin at –8.0 ft. LWD.

STATUS:

Awarded a contract to repair the Waukegan Harbor north breakwater in June 2021. Work began in fall 2021 and is scheduled to be completed by November 2022.

Project Manager

Mike Nguyen