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Synonyms for seawall

a protective structure of stone or concrete

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For the short-term, a sand only project and berm reconfiguration without a geotextile bag core would provide temporary protection without the impacts of the seawall.
The City of Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) Elliott Bay Seawall Project, part of Seattle's Waterfront Program, determined that the 100 year old seawall needed to be replaced.
Littlehaven Promenade and Seawall is one of a number of regeneration projects dedicated to achieving our vision of making South Shields the North East's premier coastal resort.
Oyster bags: These are bags of old oyster shells placed waterward of a seawall, to which new living oysters attach themselves.
Not only is the seawall and promenade a striking and beautiful feature of our coastline, it provides vital protection to homes and businesses at risk of flooding.
Dawlish train station on the south coast of Devon had to be closed yesterday for an hour as waves smashed into seawalls.
The partnership is also working with Willows High School, where students have designed and produced a number of signs and notices that will be placed along Seawall Road by Cardiff council as part of an attempt to discourage fly tippers and raise awareness of the issue.
SIDON, Lebanon: With the long-term project to turn Sidon's notorious dumpsite into a proper landfill completed in early July, a new report has praised the recently constructed seawall for having stimulated the re-emergence of marine life.
Workmen >assess a huge hole exposing ground services and exposed railway track after the seawall collapsed in Dawlish
Some property owners want to be able to install a seawall or something similar to protect their property.
NTSB says the Asiana 777 that crashed at SFO airport was flying "significantly below" its intended air speed The NTSB said the Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-200ER that crashed at San Francisco airport was flying "significantly below" its intended air speed and its crew tried to abort the landing less than two seconds before it hit a seawall in front of the runway.
Storm's coming: Heavy surf crashes over a seawall on the Atlantic Ocean in Kennebunk, Maine and (right) trees bend in the wind and driving rain in downtown Philadelphia.
A CONCRETE block just lifted into place is much more than another brick in the Redcar seawall.
When you design your buildings or dams or structures on the coast, you have to know how high your seawall has to be," Lin says.
on Friday announced a plan to build an 18-meter-high seawall at the Hamaoka nuclear power plant in the city of Omaezaki, Shizuoka Prefecture in central Japan, which it shut down in May at the request of Prime Minister Naoto Kan following the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.