February 17, 2024
Recently, the contractor demolished the existing 48" corrugated metal pipe to make room for the proposed three-sided structure.
In the last two weeks the contractor also:
- Temporarily decommissioned the ComEd feed at the proposed three-sided structure location
- Started excavation for the three-sided structure installation
- Placed the creek bypass into service
This week, the contractor will complete excavation and installation of an aggregate subbase for the three-sided structure. A subbase creates a stable foundation and helps distribute the weight of the three-sided structure evenly in construction. The contractor will also be mobilizing a large crane onsite that will be used to move the structure into place! The contractor be setting and placing cast-in-place concrete to complete footing and pedestal installations as well.
Over the next few weeks, the contractor will:
- Backfill the three-sided structure footings and pedestals as well as set three-sided structure archways
Sanitary Sewer Improvements
A major component of this project has been the upsizing and extension of the sanitary sewer. This project provides service to over 6,000 residents and dozens of businesses. Once complete, the project will have installed 4,000 linear feet of sanitary sewer infrastructure infrastructure with approximately 900 linear feet at depths of 30 feet!