Streetcar Progress Update: Aug. 30, 2013

Streetcar Progress Update: Week Of Aug. 26, 2013

The biggest progress this week was the demolition kickoff for the Streetcar's Maintenance & Operations Facility.

This Week's Progress:

  • Began demolition of two buildings at the MOF site
  • Exploratory digging for utilities on Elm Street near Findlay Market
  • Underground excavation for traffic signals near the intersection of 12th and Elm streets
  • Underground gas work on Elm (from 15th to Liberty streets)
  • Underground electrical work on Walnut (from 5th to 7th) and on Walnut (from 3rd to 4th streets)

Planned For Next Week:

  • Continued demolition at the MOF site
  • Water main installation on Central Parkway between Vine and Walnut streets. Traffic will be minimally restricted at all times.
  • Traffic signal conduit installation near the corner of 12th & Elm Streets, on Elm Street near Findlay Street, and on Race between Elder & Henry streets.  Traffic will be minimally restricted at all times.
  • New sanitary and storm installation on Elm (between 12th and 15th). Traffic will be minimally restricted at all times.
  • Underground gas work on Elm between 15th and Liberty streets.
  • Underground electrical work on Walnut between 3rd and 8th streets.
  • Mayor Mallory led the countdown to the most visible sign of progress on the Cincinnati Streetcar.
    Mayor Mallory led the countdown to the most visible sign of progress on the Cincinnati Streetcar.
  • With one swipe, demolition was underway at Henry and Race streets...
    With one swipe, demolition was underway at Henry and Race streets...
  • ...and just a few days later, the first of the two buildings to be demolished was nearly gone.
    ...and just a few days later, the first of the two buildings to be demolished was nearly gone.
  • The two buildings will be replaced by the Cincinnati Streetcar's $11 million Maintenance & Operations Facility.
    The two buildings will be replaced by the Cincinnati Streetcar's $11 million Maintenance & Operations Facility.