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How the seawall extension was built - The Galveston County Daily News : Leisure

November 22, 2014

The East End How the seawall extension was built

Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:10 am

The design and engineering of the extension was very similar to that for the first seawall, but with some modifications based on lessons learned during the 1915 storm.

In cross section, like its predecessor, the wall had a vertical back and a concave to vertical sea-facing front, 5 feet wide at the top and 16 feet at the base.

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