The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 33 (1955) > Issues > Issue 2 > Various Types of Wharves and Marine Structures Recently Carried Out in France
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Various Types of Wharves and Marine Structures Recently Carried Out in France

FOR many years, jetties and other light piers were, by tradition, built in timber. This material, however, presents difficulties in maintenance, is subject to rot and prone to attack from the teredo which all contribute in shortening thc life of timber structures. Consequently it seemed reasonable to replace timber by ferro-concrete. L.P. Brice

Author(s): Brice, L P

Keywords: jetties;brest, france;etel, france;la trinite sur mer, france;dunkirk, france;sete, france;construction work;reinforced concrete;precast