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States in 1920 and 1921. The above work was performed at a cost of $140,114.68. Surveys off shore of the peninsula were made by hired labor at a cost of $825.29. Government plant and hired labor removed 109,706 cubic yards of material for restoration of project depth in the channels and basins at a cost of $37,878.62. The total cost of maintenance for the year was $178,818.59. The total expenditure was $280,732.46.

Condition at end of fiscal year.--The existing project was 61 percent complete. The breakwater and piers were completed in 1915. A 3,050-foot section of rubble mound protection work on the peninsula was completed in 1921, 5,281 feet of steel sheet piling protection work with stone facing were completed in 1930, and two experimental 300-foot stone groins and about 1,385 feet of stone protection work at beach No. 2 were completed in 1943. The construction of 2,750 feet of stone protection work, just north of the Kelso groin, was completed in 1944. The 18-foot harbor basin was deepened in 1900. Widening and straightening of the entrance channel was completed in 1936. The deepening of the entrance channel and the approach channel to the easterly docks to 25 feet, except for small triangular areas along the southeasterly and southwesterly limits of the approach channel, was completed in 1939. The 21-foot harbor basin was deepened in 1940.

The work remaining to be done to complete the project consists of dredging an approach channel and turning basin to the westerly docks, deepening the remaining portion of the approach channel to the easterly docks, and the conditional extension of the piers.

There is a controlling depth of 25 feet at low-water datum in the entrance channel and in the approach channel to the docks at the easterly end of the harbor, 15 feet to docks at the westerly end, and 21 feet to the public docks, foot of State Street.

The total cost of the existing project was $3,114,411.19, of which $767,275.02 was for new work and $2,347,136.17 for maintenance. The total expenditure was $3,101,082.87. In addition, there was a cost and expenditure of $148,500 from contributed funds for maintenance.

Proposed operations. The balance unexpended and the accounts receivable at the end of the fiscal year ($46,631.69) plus an additional amount anticipated to be allotted will be applied as follows:

$13, 328. 32

$6,000.00

Accounts payable, June 30, 1945
Maintenance:

Survey lakeward of Presque Isle Peninsula by

hired labor, August and September 1945 Dredging channels and basin by United States

hopper dredge, July 1945 and June 1946 Dredging channels and basin by contract, Sep

tember and October 1945
Sweeping channels and basin and removing

obstructions by Government plant, July,
August, and September 1945

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Total

56, 631.69

Redredging and sweeping are required annually. For these items of maintenance the additional sum of $43,500 can be profitably expended during the fiscal year 1947 as follows: Dredging channels and basin by United States hopper dredge, summer and fall 1946 and spring 1947

$38,500 Sweeping channels and basin and removing obstructions, by Government plant, summer and fall 1946

5,000

43,500

Total

Cost and financial summary
Cost of new work to June 30, 1945
Cost of maintenance to June 30, 1945

$1,504, 242. 06 * 2, 452, 036. 56

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46, 631. 69

Balance unexpended June 30, 1945
Amount (estimated) required to be appropriated for comple-

tion of existing project
Amount that can be profitably expended in fiscal year ending

June 30, 1947 for maintenance ?
1 Exclusive of $148,500 expended from contributed funds for maintenance.
* Exclusive of available funds.

502, 000.00

43,500.00

9. BARCELONA HARBOR, N. Y. Location. This harbor is located on the south shore of Lake Erie about 17 miles southwesterly of Dunkirk, N. Y., and 28 miles northeasterly of Erie, Pa. (See U.S. Lake Survey Chart No. 32.)

Previous projects.-Adopted by the River and Harbor Act of July 4, 1836. Only information available is in the index to the reports of the Chief of Engineers under the project title "Portland Harbor, N. Y."

Existing project. This provides for a harbor formed by an east and a west breakwater, 780 feet and 900 feet long, respectively, with an opening 200 feet wide at the outer end; an entrance channel 100 feet wide and 10 feet deep, extending from deep water in the lake to a point 160 feet from the outer end of the east breakwater; and a harbor basin 8 feet deep, 800 feet long, and from 100 to 350 feet wide; with such modifications as in the discretion of the Secretary of War and the Chief of Engineers may be desirable.

The project depth is referred to low-water datum for Lake Erie, elevation 570.5 feet above mean tide at New York. Ordinary fluctuations of water level are from 4 feet above to low-water datum, and extreme fluctuations produced by wind and other causes are from 6 feet above to 3 feet below that plane.

The estimate of cost for new work, made in 1945, is $295,500, excluding $7,500 to be contributed by local interests, but exclusive of amounts expended on previous projects. The estimate for annual cost of maintenance, made in 1945, is $2,000.

The existing project was authorized by the River and Harbor Act approved March 2, 1945 (H. Doc. No. 446, 78th Cong., 2d sess.).

Local cooperation. Construction of the project is subject to the condition that responsible local agencies give assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War that they will

(1) Contribute $7,500 in cash toward the cost of protective structures and dredging.

(2) Provide and maintain, without cost to the United States and in accordance with plans approved by the Chief of Engineers, a suitable and adequate public wharf for the accommodation of transient vessels.

(3) Establish a competent and properly constituted public body empowered to regulate the use, growth, and free development of harbor facilities (exclusive of Federal property) with the understanding that harbor facilities shall be open to all on equal and reasonable terms.

(4) Hold and save the United States free from damages due to the construction and maintenance of the works.

(5) Provide, without cost to the United States, all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of the project, including suitable spoil-disposal areas when and as required.

Assurances have not as yet been received.

Terminal facilities. There are seven stone-filled timber mooring cribs. All the cribs are privately owned and are used exclusively by fishing vessels.

Operations and results during fiscal year.—None.

Condition at end of fiscal year.—No work has been started and no expenditures have been incurred.

Proposed operations. The amount of $9,800 allotted during the fiscal year 1946 will be applied to engineering studies and the preparation of detailed plans.

The additional sum of $285,700 can be profitably expended during fiscal year 1947 in completing the project as authorized in the River and Harbor Act approved March 2, 1945.

Cost and financial summary Cost of new work to June 30, 1945

$56, 616.00 Cost of maintenance to June 30, 1945 Total cost of permanent work to June 30, 1945

56, 616.00 Net total expenditures

56, 616.00 Total amount appropriated to June 30, 1945

56, 616. 00 Amount allotted in fiscal year 1946

9,800.00 Unobligated balance available for fiscal year 1946

9, 800.00 Amount (estimated) required to be appropriated for completion of existing project

285, 700.00 Amount that can be profitably expended in fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, for new work'

285, 700.00 1 Exclusive of available funds.

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10. GRAND VIEW BAY, N. Y. Location. This harbor is located on the south shore of Lake Erie, approximately 21 miles southwesterly of Buffalo, N. Y., and 18 miles northeasterly of Dunkirk, N. Y. (See U. S. Lake Survey Chart No. 32.)

Existing project.This provides for a breakwater in Lake Erie 700 feet long extending southwesterly from about the 10-foot contour in the lake; and a harbor basin southeasterly of the breakwater, about 550 feet wide, 10 feet deep and extending from deep water in the lake to a point about 450 feet from the outer end of the breakwater; with such modifications as in the discretion of the Secretary of War and the Chief of Engineers may be desirable.

The project depth is referred to low-water datum for Lake Erie, elevation 570.5 feet above mean tide at New York. Ordinary fluctuations of water level are from 4 feet above to low-water datum and extreme fluctuations produced by wind and other causes are from 6 feet above to 3 feet below that plane.

The estimate of cost for new work, made in 1945, is $79,400, excluding $79,300 to be contributed by local interests. The estimate for annual cost of maintenance, made in 1945, is $3,300.

The existing project was authorized by the River and Harbor Act approved March 2, 1945 (H. Doc. No. 446, 78th Cong., 2 sess.).

Local cooperation.—Construction of the project is subject to the condition that responsible local agencies give assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War that they will —

(1) Contribute $79,300 in cash toward the cost of protective structures and dredging.

(2) Provide and maintain, without cost to the United States and in accordance with plans approved by the Chief of Engineers, a suitable and adequate public wharf for the accommodation of transient vessels.

(3) Establish a competent and properly constituted public body empowered to regulate the use, growth, and free development

of harbor facilities (exclusive of Federal property) with the understanding that harbor facilities shall be open to all on equal and resonable terms.

(4) Hold and save the United States free from damages due to the construction and maintenance of the works.

(5) Provide, without cost to the United States, all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of the project, including suitable spoil-disposal areas when and as required.

Assurances have not yet been received.

Terminal facilities.-One pier composed of four stone-filled timber cribs connected by walkways and several other small craft landing stages are privately owned and their use is restricted.

Operations and results during fiscal year.- None.

Condition at end of fiscal year.—No work has been done and no expenditures have been incurred.

Proposed operations. The amount of $3,900, allotted in July 1945, will be applied to engineering studies and preparation of plans. The additional sum of $7,600 can be expended during fiscal year 1947 for advance planning for the approved project.

Cost and financial summary
Cost of new work to June 30, 1945
Cost of maintenance to June 30, 1945

Total cost of permanent work to June 30, 1945
Net total expenditures
Total amount appropriated to June 30, 1945
Amount allotted in July 1945
Unobligated balance available for fiscal year 1946
Amount (estimated) required to be appropriated for completion of

existing project
Amount that can be profitably expended in fiscal year ending June 30,

1947, for new work?

$3,900 3, 900

75,500

7, 600

1 Exclusive of available funds.

11. BUFFALO HARBOR, N. Y. Location. At the eastern end of Lake Erie, at the head of Niagara River, 176 miles easterly from Cleveland, Ohio.

(See U. S. Lake Survey Charts Nos. 3 and 314.)

Previous projects.—The original project was adopted by River and Harbor Act of May 20, 1826, with modifications by River and Harbor Acts of July 7, 1838, June 23, 1866, June 23, 1874, June 3, 1896, March 2, 1907, and June 25, 1910. For further details see page 1967 of Annual Report for 1915 and page 1606 of Annual Report for 1938.

Existing project. This provides for the following:

(a) An outer harbor about 412 miles long and 1,600 feet wide, formed by a breakwater system approximately parallel to the lake shore extending from Stony Point to the head of Niagara River

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