US Army Corps of Engineers
Buffalo District

Corps of Engineers awards contract for Cleveland Harbor West Breakwater

Army Corps of Engineers- Buffalo District
Published Sept. 18, 2019
The Cleveland Harbor West Breakwater eastern extension

Repairs to the Cleveland Harbor West Breakwater eastern extension are slated to begin in the fall of 2019. The repairs will include construction of steel sheet pile walls and repairs to the concrete cap. This construction effort will help protect a piece of infrastructure vital to commercial navigation and commerce within the greater Cleveland area. (Photo by Weston Cross, a civil engineer with the Army Corps of Engineers-Buffalo District)

The Cleveland Harbor West Breakwater eastern extension

Repairs to the Cleveland Harbor West Breakwater eastern extension are slated to begin in the fall of 2019. The repairs will include construction of steel sheet pile walls and repairs to the concrete cap. This construction effort will help protect a piece of infrastructure vital to commercial navigation and commerce within the greater Cleveland area. (Photo by Weston Cross, a civil engineer with the Army Corps of Engineers-Buffalo District)

Buffalo, NY – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District awarded a $5.9 million contract to Kososing Construction out of Cheboygan, Michigan, Aug. 27 to repair a damaged portion of the Cleveland Harbor West Breakwater in Cleveland, Ohio.  

The contractor is anticipated to begin work during fall 2019, which will include construction of steel sheet pile walls and repairs to the concrete cap.

This construction effort will help protect a piece of infrastructure vital to commercial navigation and commerce within the greater Cleveland area.

“Buffalo District is proud to be able to contribute to the safety of the Cleveland Harbor through this repair of the west breakwater,” said Lt. Col. Jason Toth, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District commander.  “We are thankful for all of the advocacy and support we receive from Senator Sherrod Brown, Senator Rob Portman, and Congresswoman Marcia Fudge to continue assisting with these projects and taking care of the American people.”


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Susan Blair
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Release no. 19-040