By Stephen A. Curtis
''Hurricane Katrina harm Assessment'' brings jointly the result of a accomplished review led via ASCE's Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI). This committee record assesses the geographical influence of the typhoon upon coastal, port, harbor, and marine infrastructure, together with levees. particularly, COPRI's record deals ''lessons learned'' for the security of current typical coastal boundaries, re-establishment of misplaced typical coastal limitations, and layout of destiny coastal infrastructure to resist typhoon occasions of Katrina's value. An enlightening learn, ''Hurricane Katrina harm Assessment'' may be of curiosity to coastal engineers and a person concerned with usual catastrophe administration and prevention
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5 miles from St. Louis Bay. The first span of the west bound lanes was completely displaced off of the concrete pile cap/concrete pile foundation (Photograph PC_1). The east bound lane had been moved laterally several inches (Photograph PC_2). The concrete pile caps and concrete piles appeared to be undamaged (Photographs PC_3 and PC_4). The bridge deck system sat directly on rocker pads on the concrete pile caps with no vertical tied downs or horizontal restraints (Photograph PC_5). Between the concrete girders at the ends was a concrete diaphragm (Photograph PC_6).
A public fishing pier located seaward of the one shown in Photograph Marina 2 was completely lost. It did not appear timber piles for either type of the pier design and construction had been damaged. There were several locations along the coast, where there was timber piers used for public access and fishing piers. Many of these piers had lost all of their decking and timber stringers even though they appeared to relatively new. For the most part, the pile caps where through bolted to the timber piles and the stringers located at a pile cap were through bolted.
16 NGVD) and V14 (El. 15 NGVD 1984) Actual Storm Surge: 28 feet Gulfport and 24 feet Biloxi (Preliminary Finding) Date of Survey: 04 and 05 October 2005 There were twelve (11) operating casinos between Gulfport and Biloxi, Mississippi at the time of the incident (the Palace Casino Hotel & Casino was undergoing final preparations and slated to begin operations, before the end of 2005; a thirteenth, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino was under construction). Due to State licensing requirements, the casinos were floating structures (barges).