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tenance, and with no change in the existing provision for harbors, 12 feet deep in front of Albany and Troy; provided local interests furnish free of cost to the United States, suitable spoil disposal areas for new work as may be required by the Chief of Engineers. GREAT Kills HARBOR, STATEN ISLAND, N. Y.

(H. Dọc. 559, 75th Cong.) Recommends modification of the present project for improvement of Great Kills Harbor, Staten Island, N. Y., to provide for a 4,000-foot extension of the existing entrance channel, at the present project depth of 10 feet and width of 150 feet, along the west side of the harbor, and for an anchorage area of 138 acres and 8 feet depth, at an estimated cost of $229,000 for new work, with maintenance estimated at $10,000 annually in addition to the amounts now required; provided local interests contribute one-half the first cost but not in excess of $114,500, furnish free of cost to the United States suitable disposal areas for new work and for subsequent maintenance as required, and give renewed assurances satisfactory to the Chief of Engineers and the Secretary of War that they will provide the two public terminals of approved plan, as required under the existing project, with suitable approaches connecting with, and of the same depth as, the Federal channel.

DELAWARE RIVER BETWEEN PHILADELPHIA AND THE SEA

(S. Doc. 159, 75th Cong.)

Recommends that the existing project for Delaware River from Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa., to the sea be modified to provide for a channel 37 feet deep from the Philadelphia-Camden Bridge to the navy yard, thence 40 feet deep to deep water in Delaware Bay, 800 feet wide in the straight reaches from the bridge to a point in Delaware Bay near Ship John Light, thence 1,000 feet wide to deep water in Delaware Bay, with 1,200 feet width at Bulkhead Bar, 1,000 feet width at other bends and in Philadelphia Harbor, and the construction and maintenance of such additional dikes and training works as may be required, at a total estimated cost of $11,000,000 for new work and $200,000 annually for maintenance in addition to that now authorized, provided that the cities of Philadelphia and Camden shall agree to dredge not less than 110,000 cubic yards annually in maintaining the channel and anchorages in Philadelphia Harbor between Allegheny Avenue and the mouth of Schuylkill River.

MANTUA CREEK, N. J.

(H. Dọc. 505, 75th Cong.) Recommends modification of the present project for improvement of Mantua Creek, N. J., to provide a channel 110 feet wide and 20 feet deep from that depth in Delaware River to the Grasselli chemical plant of E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., a distance of 5,400 feet, thence 12 feet deep and 100 feet wide to the plant of the Strathmann Sand & Gravel Co., a further distance of 5,900 feet, thence 10 feet deep and 60 feet wide to Friars Landing, 2,000 feet, and 7 feet deep and 60 feet wide to Parkers Landing near Mount Royal; a dredged cut-off 3 feet deep and 50 feet wide across a bend in the creek, 9,000 feet above Mount Royal; and twin jetties at the mouth of the creek; at an estimated cost of $54,000 for new work, with maintenance estimated at $5,500 annually for the entire project as modified; provided local interests furnish, free of cost to the United States, necessary rights-of-way and suitable spoil-disposal areas of new work and for subsequent maintenance as required, and maintain suitable wharf facilities open to the public on equal and reasonable terms to all.

ANNAPOLIS HARBOR, MD. (Rivers and Harbors Committee Doc. 48, 75th Cong.) Recommends modification of the present project for improvement of Annapolis Harbor, Md., to provide a channel 15 feet deep and 100 feet wide from deep water in Severn River to a point in Spa Creek opposite the city slip, and an anchorage basin of 12 feet depth just below the county highway bridge over the creek, at an estimated initial cost of $29,500, with maintenance estimated at $2,000 annually. CHANNEL CONNECTING PLAIN DEALING CREEK AND OAK CREEK, MD.

(H. Dọc. 413, 75th Cong.)

Recommends improvement of the locality to provide a channel 7 feet deep and 60 feet wide from deep water in Plain Dealing Creek via a land cut to deep water in Oak Creek, Md., at an estimated cost of $74,000, with maintenance estimated at $1,500 annually; provided local interests furnish, free of cost to the United States, necessary rights-of-way and suitable spoil-disposal areas for new work and for subsequent maintenance as required, release the United States and its contractors from all claims for damages that may result from the dredging operations, and make necessary alterations in existing drawbridges and provide a new drawbridge for highway traffic over the waterway if required.

Twitch COVE AND BIG THOROUGHFARE RIVER, MD.

(Rivers and Harbors Committee Doc. 49, 75th Cong.) Recommends modification of the present project for improvement of Twitch Cove and Big Thoroughfare River, Md., to provide a channel 7 feet deep and 60 feet wide from the head of the existing channel at Ewell through Levering Creek and Big Thoroughfare River to the vicinity of Swan Point, thence of the same depth and 100 feet width through the offshore bar to deep water in Chesapeake Bay, with twin jetties at the entrance, at an estimated initial cost of $ 131,000, with maintenance estimated at $2,500 annually in addition to the amounts now required; provided local interests furnish, free of cost to the United States, necessary rights-of-way and suitable spoil-disposal areas for new work and for subsequent maintenance as required.

HERRING BAY AND ROCKHOLD CREEK, MD.

(H. Dọc. 595, 75th Cong.) Recommends modification of the existing project for Herring Bay and Rockhold Creek, Md., to provide a channel 7 feet deep and 60 feet wide from the 7-foot contour in Herring Bay to the vicinity of the county wharf on Rockhold Creek, with a turning basin of the same depth, 100 feet wide and 150 feet long at the head of the channel, and a stone breakwater approximately 900 feet long on the east side of the entrance channel, all at an estimated cost of $43,000 for new work with maintenance estimated at $1,500 annually, in addition to the amount now required; provided local interests furnish free of cost to the United States, all necessary rights-of-way and spoil-disposal areas for initial work and for subsequent maintenance as may be required, and save and hold the United States harmless for any damage that may result incident to such modification of the project.

CAPE CHARLES, VA., HARBOR OF REFUGE

(H. Dọc. 580, 75th Cong.) Recommends modification of the authorized project for improvement of Cape Charles City Harbor, Va., to provide a basin 10 feet deep, 180 feet wide and 420 feet long at the head of Mud Creek, with a channel 10 feet deep and 100 feet wide, extending to that depth in the present harbor, flared through its inner 250 feet to a width of 180 feet, at an estimated cost of $27,000 for new work, with maintenance estimated at $800 annually; provided local interests furnish, free of cost to the United States, necessary rights-of-way and suitable spoil-disposal areas for initial work and for subsequent maintenance as may be required, release the United States from all claims for damages incidental to the work of improvement, and give assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War that they will construct 400 lineal feet of bulkhead upon completion of dredging and additional bulkheads along the north, east, and south sides of the basin as required, remove the existing footbridge across Mud Creek, acquire and reserve for public use a strip of land at least 100 feet wide abutting the north, east, and south sides of the basin, except where such width at the southeast corner encroaches upon the railroad right-of-way, and provide a suitable highway approach to the improvement.

DRUM INLET, N. C.

(H. Doc. 414, 75th Cong.)

Recommends the improvement of Drum Inlet, N. C., to provide a channel 12 feet deep and 200 feet wide from the gorge in the inlet to the federally improved channel in Core Sound, at an estimated cost of $50,000 for new work, with maintenance estimated at $4,500 annually, provided local interests furnish, free of cost to the United States, suitable spoil-disposal areas for new work and for subsequent maintenance as required.

CAPE FEAR RIVER, N. C., to St. Johns RIVER, FLA., INTRACOASTAL

WATERWAY

(H. Dọc. 549, 75th Cong.), Recommends modification of the present project for improvement of the Intracoastal Waterway from Cape Fear River, N. C., to Winyah Bay, S. C., to provide a basin 230 feet wide, 450 feet long, and 12 feet deep in the marsh area near the western limits of the town of Southport, connected with the Intracoastal Waterway by a suitable channel of the same depth, at an estimated cost of $23,500 for new work, with maintenance estimated at $600 annually in addition to the amounts now required; provided local interests furnish, free of cost to the United States, necessary rights-of-way and suitable spoil-disposal areas for new work and for subsequent maintenance as required, release the United States and its agents from all claims for damages attributable to the dredging operations, and agree to provide suitable bulkheads, boat slips, walkways, and facilities for servicing boats open to the general public on equal and reasonable terms to all. FERNANDINA HARBOR AND AMELIA RIVER, Fla.

(H. Doc. 548, 75th Cong.) Recommends modification of the present project for improvement of Fernandina Harbor, Fla., to provide a channel 28 feet deep from deep water in the Atlantic Ocean to deep water at the junction of Lanceford Creek with Amelia River, with widths of 400 feet below Calhoun Street in the city of Fernandina and 300 feet above, and for widening the channel at the first bend below Lanceford Creek to 1,000 feet to form a turning basin, at an estimated initial cost of $138,000, with maintenance estimated at $31,000 annually for the entire project as modified; provided local interests furnish, free of cost to the United States, any lands needed for the improvement and suitable spoildisposal areas for new work and for subsequent maintenance as required.

ST. AUGUSTINE HARBOR, FLA.

(H. Doc. 555, 75th Cong.) Recommends a project for improvement of St. Augustine Harbor to provide for an entrance channel 200 feet wide and 27 feet deep at mean low water to be dredged from the ocean through North Point to deep water in Tolomato River opposite the mouth of Matanzas River generally along the northerly alinement and protected at its outer end by a sheet steel pile sand trap extending from the coast north of and parallel to the cut, all at an estimated first cost of $275,000, with $25,000 annually for maintenance, subject to the provision that local interests furnish the necessary rights-of-way and spoil-disposal areas, and contribute 50 percent or not to exceed $137,500 toward the first cost of construction.

COURTENAY CHANNEL, FLA.

(H. Doc. 504, 75th Cong.) Recommends the provision of a side channel 8 feet deep and 100 feet wide from the channel of the Intracoastal Waterway to and including a turning basin of the same depth at Courtenay, Fla., at an

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estimated initial cost of $31,000, with maintenance estimated at $1,000 annually, provided local interests furnish, free of cost to the United States, necessary rights-of-way and suitable spoil-disposa! areas for new work and for subsequent maintenance as required, and agree to provide suitable terminal facilities which will be open to all on equal and reasonable terms and which will have adequate highway connections.

EAU GALLIE HARBOR, FLA.

(H. Dọc. 497, 75th Cong.) Recommends the improvement of Eau Gallie Harbor, Fla., to provide a turning basin 300 feet wide, 600 feet long, and 8 feet deep in Elbow Creek, and a channel 8 feet deep and 100 feet wide from the basin to the 8-foot contour in Indian River, at an estimated cost of $11,100 for new work, with maintenance estimated at $500 annually, provided local interests furnish, free of cost to the United States, necessary rights-of-way and suitable spoil areas for new work and for subsequent maintenance as required.

Port EVERGLADES, FLA.

(H. Dọc. 545, 75th Cong.) Recommends that the existing project for Port Everglades be modified to provide for enlarging the existing turning basin on the north side by dredging to a depth of 35 feet at mean low water a trapezoidal area 350 feet wide, 1,200 feet long adjoining the existing basin and 750 feet long on the north side measured from the west side of the present basin, at an estimated cost of $459,000 with $2,500 annually for maintenance in addition to that now required, subject to the conditions that local interests furnish, free of cost to the United States, the necessary lands for the enlargement of the basin, and suitable spoildisposal areas for new work, and for subsequent maintenance as required, and agree to provide the slips, piers, and other terminal facilities necessary for the full utilization of the improvement. CHANNEL FROM NAPLES, FLA., To BIG MARCO Pass

(H. Doc. 596, 75th Cong.) Recommends that the United States provide an interior channel, 6 feet deep and 75 feet wide, from the southern limit of the town of Naples, Fla., to Big Marco Pass, at an estimated cost of $50,000 for dredging, with $1,000 annually for maintenance, on condition that local interests provide a channel of the same dimensions from the southern town limit to Naples, with a turning basin and dock at Naples, and furnish, free of cost to the United States, necessary rightsof-way and spoil-disposal areas for initial work and for subsequent maintenance as may be required.

TAMPA HARBOR, FLA.

(S. Doc. 164, 75th Cong.) Recommends modification of the present project for improvement of Tampa Harbor, Fla., to provide for widening the bend between Sparkman Channel and Cut D of the Hillsboro Bay Channel by 250

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