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maintenance, when and as required, and hold the United States free from claims for damages resulting from construction work. These requirements have not been fulfilled.
Terminal facilities.—There is one wharf and several fish-receiving hoppers in Monterey Bay at Moss Landing. These facilities are not adequate. Local interests plan the construction of adequate facilities upon completion of the project harbor.
Operations and results during fiscal year.-None.
Condition at end of fiscal year.-No work has been done on the project. The conditions are generally as described in the report carrying the recommended modification of the project. There have been no costs or expenditures.
Proposed operations. An allotment of $350,000 made in July 1945 will be applied to new work, constructing the entire project by contract August to December 1945.
No work is contemplated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947.
Cost and financial summary
Total cost of permanent work to June 30, 1945
$350, 000 L'nobligated balance available for fiscal year 1946
9. NOYO RIVER AND HARBOR, CALIF. Location.-Noyo Harbor is a cove on the California coast about 135 miles northwest of San Francisco. Noyo River rises in the Coast Range Mountains, flows westerly, and empties into Noyo Harbor. (See U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Chart No. 5703.)
Previous projects.-Adopted by the River and Harbor Act of September 22, 1922. For further details see page 1680, Annual Report for 1929, and page 1772, Annual Report for 1930.
Existing project.—This provides for a rubblemound breakwater extending northwesterly about 1,100 feet from the south headland of Noyo Harbor, and for an entrance channel into Noyo River 10 feet deep and 100 feet wide and a channel in the river 10 feet deep and 150 feet wide extending to the highway bridge at Noyo, to be obtained by dredging and jetty construction. All depths refer to mean lower low water. The tidal range between mean lower low water and mean higher high water is 5.8 feet. The extreme range is about 11.5 feet.
The estimate of cost for new work, revised in 1945, is $784,000. The latest (1940) approved estimate for annual cost of maintenance is $27,500.
The existing project was authorized by the following river and harbor acts:
Local cooperation. The act of March 2, 1945 requires that loca interests provide the necessary rights of way and easements fa the construction and maintenance of the breakwater, includin access thereto, and a suitable royalty-free quarry in the locality and give assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War tha they will provide suitable public facilities and arrangements fa the loading and unloading of vessels in Noyo Harbor. These te quirements have not been complied with. All prior requirements have been fully complied with.
Terminal facilities. In the harbor, there are moorings and 1 cableway for holding and loading vessels. In the river there are four wharves for unloading fish, three boat-fueling terminals, and one boat-repair plant. These facilities are adequate, but mooring facilities for fishing boats are inadequate and steps are being taken to enlarge them.
Operations and results during fiscal year.-The entrance channel was redredged by contract, 6,764 cubic yards being removed therefrom. A public hearing was held and a report rendered on the adequacy of the highway bridge across the river just upstream from the head of the project. The cost was $9,844.59 for maintenance. The expenditures were $9,800.91.
Condition at end of fiscal year. The project is about 23 percent complete. The work remaining to be done is the construction of the breakwater in Noyo Harbor authorized by the act of March 2, 1945. At the end of the year the controlling depth in the river project was 5 feet in the entrance channel, thence 6 feet to the head of the project except that a small shoal, with 2 feet of depth, existed on the north side of the channel about 100 feet downstream from the head of the project.
The cost of the existing project to the end of the fiscal year was $183,684.66 for new work and $142,968.90 for maintenance, a total of $326,653.56. The expenditures were $326,609.88.
Proposed operations.—The balance unexpended June 30, 1945, together with an allotment of $11,000 made in July 1945, amounting in all to $25,799.09, will be applied as follows: Accounts payable June 30, 1945 New work: Advance planning and preparation of plans and
specifications for the construction of the project breakwater by hired labor Maintenance: Redredging the project channel from near the
entrance to the head of the project by contract March to May 1946
The additional sum of $10,000 can be profitably expended during the fiscal year 1947 for maintenance, by contract April and May 1947 removing shoals in the project channel caused by winter storms.
Cost and financial summary Cost of new work to June 30, 1945
-- $195, 669.94 Cost of maintenance to June 30, 1945
* 175, 065. 45 Total cost of permanent work to June 30, 1945
370, 735. 39 Minus accounts payable June 30, 1945
43. 68 Net total expenditures
370, 691. 71 L'nexpended balance June 30, 1945
14, 799.09 Total amount appropriated to June 30, 1945
14, 675. 75 11,000.00
25, 675. 75
Balance available June 30, 1945
Unobligated balance available for fiscal year 1946
of existing project
June 30, 1947, for maintenance
10. HUMBOLDT HARBOR AND BAY, CALIF. Location.-Humboldt Bay is a small landlocked harbor on the coast of California, 225 miles north of San Francisco Bay and 70 miles south of Crescent City Harbor. (See U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Chart No. 5832.)
Previous projects.-Adopted by the River and Harbor Acts of March 3, 1881, September 19, 1890, July 3, 1892, March 3, 1899,
and March 2, 1907. For further details see pages 1982-84 a Annual Report for 1915, page 1673 of Annual Report for 1929, ani page 1689 of Annual Report for 1938.
Existing project. This provides for two rubble-mound jettie at the entrance—the north jetty about 4,500 feet in length and the south jetty 5,100 feet long, not including shore revetments; for a entrance channel with suitable alinement 30 feet deep and 500 fee wide; for a channel 26 feet deep and 400 feet wide from deep wate in Humboldt Bay to the foot of N Street, Eureka; a channel 2 feet deep and 300 feet wide across Indian Island Shoal to Samoa a channel 18 feet deep and 150 feet wide to Arcata wharf; and channel 26 feet deep and 300 feet wide to Fields Landing, with a turning basin 600 feet wide and 800 feet long off the Fields Land ing wharf. All depths refer to mean lower low water. The tidal range between mean lower low water and mean higher high water is 6.4 feet at the south jetty and 6.7 feet at Eureka. The extreme range is 12.5 feet at the south jetty and 12 feet at Eureka.
The estimate of cost for new work, revised in 1937, was 32793,000, of which $95,000 was contributed by local interests. This estimate is exclusive of the amounts expended on previous projects. The latest (1937) approved estimate for annual cost of maintenance of dredging is $58,000. There is no approved estimate for maintenance of the jetties.
The existing project was authorized by the following river and harbor acts:
June 25, 1910
Aug. 30, 1935
Rebuilding the jetties.
H. Doc. No. 950, 60th Cong , ist ** For depth of 20 feet and widths of 250 and 300 feet H. Doc. No. 755, 69th Conc., N **
in the bay channels and for the channel to
Rivers and Harbors Committer Dae
No. 14, 74th Cong., 1st sess Present project dimensions of the bay channels Rivers and Harbors Committee Dee
and construction of the turning basin off Fields No. 11, 75th Cong., Ist sesse Landing wharf.
tains latest published map.)
Aug. 26, 1937
Local cooperation.-Fully complied with.
Terminal facilities. There are 36 wharves and 7 small-boat landings, exclusive of facilities owned by the United States. These facilities are considered adequate for existing commerce.
Operations and results during fiscal year.—Repairs to the south jetty under way, with Government plant and hired labor, at the beginning of the year, were completed, 3,342 cubic yards of cocrete being placed, of which 2,442 cubic yards were mass concrete and 900 cubic yards were in 100-ton blocks. The U. S. hopper dredge Pacific removed 175,699 cubic yards of material from the Fields Landing channel and turning basin and the Samoa channel
. The jetties were patrolled during the winter to observe the effect of storms on the repairs. The cost was $90,931.12 for maintenance. The expenditures were $97,066.56.
Condition at end of fiscal year.The existing project was completed in 1939. The north jetty was completed in 1925, the south jetty in 1927, the Arcata channel in 1931, the Fields Landing channel and turning basin and the Eureka and Samoa channels
At the end of the year the controlling depths were as follows: Southwesterly entrance channel, 34 feet; channel between the jetties, 30 feet for a width of 450 feet; natural channel in the bay north of the entrance thereto, 24 feet; Samoa channel, 25 feet; Eureka channel, 23 feet to B Street, thence 17 feet to M Street, thence 12 feet to the head of the project; Fields Landing channel, 21 feet across a bar at its northerly end and in the turning basin, but 26 feet can be carried around the shoal areas and to the Fields Landing wharf. In May 1937, the controlling depth in the Arcata channel (which is now no longer used) was 18 feet.
The cost of the existing project to the end of the fiscal year was $2,778,887.78 for new work and $4,477,900.94 for maintenace, a total of $7,256,788.72. The expenditures were $7,261,173.33. In addition, $95,000 was expended from contributed funds for new work.
Proposed operations.—The balance unexpended June 30, 1945, together with an anticipated allotment, will be applied as follows:
Accounts payable June 30, 1945
Redredging the Fields Landing channel and turning basin
and the Samoa channel with Government hopper dredge
April to June 1946
labor during the winter November 1945 to April 1946
59, 319. 72
The additional sum of $55,000 can be profitably expended during the fiscal year 1947 for maintenance, redredging the project channels (except the Arcata channel) with Government hopper dredge March and April 1947. This work will be necessary to maintain adequate depths for existing traffic.
Cost and financial summary
-$5,040, 258. 71
4, 576, 106. 69
Total cost of permanent work to June 30, 1945 Undistributed costs June 30, 1945
9, 616, 365. 40
4, 532. 86
9, 620, 898. 26
Net total cost to June 30, 1945 Minus accounts payable June 30, 1945
Net total expenditures Unexpended balance June 30, 1945
9, 620, 750. 01
Total amount appropriated to June 30, 1945
9, 624, 841. 88