12 December 2001
INTRODUCTION. In order to properly plan a project, a basic sequence of
tasks should be considered as a basis for project planning:
Initial Site Characterization
Criteria Development (Functional, Accepted Damage Level, Performance)
Define Without Project Condition
Detailed Site Characterization
Plans and Specifications
Cost Assessment/bid and Award
Post Construction Inspection and Monitoring
Operation and Maintenance
Modifications to Existing Elements.
This process is discussed in detail in Section V-1 of the CEM.
DESIGN DATA. Factors to be considered in general harbor site selection
are listed in Table 5-1. Some sources of site data information are listed in Table 5-2.