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Manitowoc, WI.  Shown here, Manitowoc Harbor. The storage facilities, and coal piles at the Harbor create a striking landscape...From the Army Corps of Engineers: November 2007..Manitowoc Harbor, WI..Project Features..? Located on the west shore of Lake..Michigan about 79 miles north of..Milwaukee, WI, and about 106 miles from..Sturgeon Bay Harbor and the Lake Michigan..Ship Canal...? Authorization: River & Harbor Acts of 2..Mar 1907, ..? Deep draft commercial harbor...? Project depths varying from 22 to 25 feet.. A 10-foot deep recreational..navigation channel adjacent to the CDF...? 282,000 tons of material shipped or..received in 2004...? Over 4,100 feet of structures including..breakwaters and piers...? Over 2.5 miles of maintained channel...? The Manitowoc Harbor Confined Disposal..Facility is located in Lake Michigan extending..northward from the north breakwater...? Major stakeholders include U.S. Coast..Guard, Lake Carriers' Association, Burger..Boat Building, Manitowoc Portland Cement..Co., and Lake Michigan Car Ferry...Project Needs..? Approximately 20,000 to 30,000 cubic..yards of material must be dredged from the..river channel on a 2 to 3 year cycle, the harbor..was last dredged in 2007...? Navigation structures are primarily..maintained by Government floating plant...Transportation Importance..? Locally significant receiving port on the..Great Lakes...? Commodities received include coal,..cement, and biofuels...? Boat building is a significant economic..catalyst to the local economy...? Expansion of recreational is needed...November 2007..U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year (FY) 2007, 2008 and 2009..Manitowoc Harbor, WI