Breakwater details


29 Netherlands - Scheveningen      (Lat: 52.102 Lon: 4.256 - click for map)

Rubble mound
Breakwater extension

Main breakwater data:  
Length (m) 600   owner Rijkswatertaat
Waterdepth (m) 9   contractor Boskalis
Construction time (years) 3   consultant
Start date (year) 1969   Hydraulic Laboratory Deltares
Completion date (year) 1971   comments
Construction costs($106) 120  
Design criteria  
Hs (m) 6  
Tz/Tp (s) 12/0  
slope/crest info
front slope 1:1.5 25 ton Cubes
rear slope 1:1.5 25 ton Cubes
crestheight (m) 4  
crest/caisson width (m) 0  
wallheight (m) 0  
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no drawing available

Reference documents:
Roos, A [1971] Scheveningen uit de branding, Land+Water3-34-40 HR Wallinford 10/79
Zipfile with pictures (copyright pictures CHS)

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