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riprap

[′rip‚rap]
(civil engineering)
A foundation or revetment in water or on soft ground made of irregularly placed stones or pieces of boulders; used chiefly for river and harbor work, for roadway filling, and on embankments.

Riprap

Irregularly broken and random-sized large pieces of quarry rock used for foundations; a foundation or parapet of stones thrown together without any attempt at regular structural arrangements.

riprap

1. Irregularly broken and random-sized large pieces of quarry rock; individual stones ranging from very large (2 to 3 cu yd, approx. 1.5 to 2.3 cu m) to small (1/2 cu ft, approx. 0.014 cu m); used for foundations and revetments.
2. A foundation or parapet of stones thrown together without any attempt at regular structural arrangement.
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The works comprise of (i) the reconstruction and extension of dikes and embankments along the Vistula to replace oldunreliable dikes; (ii) bank stabilization and strengthening with rip-rap, revetments, etc.
The work also includes valves, concrete outflow, rip-rap protection, sheet piling and related work at the West and East end of the Air Operation Area and the vicinity thereof at LaGuardia Airport, Queens, New York
Work includes retrofitting an existing storm drainage structure with a storm water lift station, abandoning an existing storm sewer, construction of new storm sewer, rip-rap placement, and landscaping restoration of disturbed areas.
The Work Shall Include But Is Not Limited To, Removing Old Asphalt, Lime Treatment Of Existing Soil, Placing New Hot Mix Asphalt, Striping, Rip-rap, And Shoulder Backing, All As Shown On The Plans And/or As Specified Herein.
Tenders are invited for Construction Of Pcc Parapet Wall, Dwarf Wall And Drain, Providing Stone Rip-Rap, Construction Of Vertical Chimny Filling With Sand And Coarse Agreegates, Bt Road With Gr-I And Gr-Iii.
The combination of bridge structure, deep channels, sandbars, grassflats and occasional rip-rap shoreline provides every kind of marine environment a self-respecting Southwest Florida fish could want.
A description of the Services is as follows: erosion and turbidity controls, removal and disposal of an existing boat ramp, rip-rap, tree stump, palm tree, sidewalk, concrete guardrail posts, and removal of steel guardrail and guardrail gate.
Just about every dock along the ICW is holding a few fish, and piles of rip-rap in the canal systems are starting to produce, too.
Mauro said the current rehabilitation, which began in October and will be completed this spring, includes refacing the entire 50-foot dam, replacing all wing walls and retaining walls on both banks, adding new rip-rap on both sides of the dam, replacing a 3-foot, low-level outlet control pipe, and installing an access hatchway at the Rodney Hunt sluice gate.
Charges for permits to install rip-rap for shoreline stabilization will be reduced.
There are eight canal or waterway mouths which lead into PGI (and one or two "unofficial" backwater routes) which give access to dozens of miles of oyster-encrusted seawalls, hundreds of tons of boulder rip-rap and thousands of residential docks.
Scope of Work: Study and Works for Rip-rap and spending beach enhancement to improve inner harbour wave climate to improve safety, increase capacity and all weather access within port area.