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FACT SHEET-Sag Harbor Breakwater, New York

Breakwater Rehabilitation

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District
Published Feb. 1, 2024

AUTHORIZATION: Adopted by the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1902, modified in 1935, and in the Water Resources Development Act of 1991 the previously authorized and constructed navigation channel, anchorage area, and turning basin were de-authorized at the request of the Village of Sag Harbor, the original local cooperating agency in 1902.

DESCRIPTION: A rock breakwater 3,180 ft. long, having a 5 ft. wide crest width at an elevation of 8 ft. above the plane of Mean Low Water, extending northerly from Conklin Point and constructed in 1908.                                                            

STATUS: During Fiscal Year (FY) 2013, the breakwater was repaired. The breakwater was previously rehabilitated in 2003 and in 1957. No funds were appropriated in FY 2021 and no work is planned for this Fiscal Year.


Divyesh Patel
Asset / Project Manager
P: (917) 790-8582
Email:  divyesh.g.patel@usace.army.mil
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District
26 Federal Plaza
New York, NY 10278


District Area: NY #1