Streetcar Progress Update: Jan. 24, 2014

Streetcar Progress Update: Week Ending Jan. 24, 2014

Last weekend, workers powered through the cold to finish the street of track across Liberty Street.

By working around the clock, they took what's normally a 4-week job and finished it in 4 days!

Night welding

A little night welding at Liberty and Elm streets.

Placing concrete

Placing concrete to secure the rails in place...

...and the completed track and reopened intersection!

Traffic Alerts

  • Findlay Street will be closed at Elm through Friday, Jan. 31st. One northbound lane of Liberty Street will remain open. (Don't worry - access to the Findlay Market parking lot will be maintained with a very brief detour up around Henry Street over to Race Street!)
  • Green Street will be closed westbound at Race. Detours will be clearly posted.

Progress This Week

Water Main Installation

  • Walnut Street (between 6th and 7th streets)
  • Main Street (between 3rd and 4th streets)

New Sewer Installation

  • Race Street (north of Liberty Street)

Exploratory Digging For Utilities

  • Race Street (near 12th Street)

Geopier Foundation Work

  • FINISHED at Race & Henry streets (Maintenance & Operations Facility site)

Trackwork

  • Elm Street (between Elder and Henry streets)

Street Restoration

  • FINISHED at Elm & Liberty streets

Duke Underground Gas Work

  • Race Street (north of Liberty Street)
  • Main Street (between 9th and 10th streets)
  • Walnut Street (between 4th and 6th streets)

Duke Underground Electrical Work

  • 12th Street (at Jackson and Walnut streets)

Telecomm Work

  • Race Street (north of Liberty Street)
  • Main Street (between 5th and 6th streets)
  • Elm & Liberty streets
  • Walnut Street & Central Parkway
  • Walnut Street (between 5th and 6th streets)

Planned For Next Week

*All work is weather-dependent. Please be thoughtful and cautious when moving through work areas.

Water Main Installation

  • Walnut Street (between 6th and 7th streets)
  • Main Street (between 3rd and 5th streets)

Conduit Installation For Traffic Signals

  • Race Street (between 14th and 15th streets)
  • Race Street (near 12th Street)

New Sewer Installation

  • Race Street (north of Liberty Street)

Stormwater Detention Work

  • Race & Henry streets (Maintenance & Operations Facility site)

Exploratory Digging For Utilities

  • 12th Street (between Main and Vine streets)
  • Central Parkway (between Vine and Walnut streets)

Foundation Work

  • Race & Henry streets (Maintenance & Operations Facility site)

Trackwork

  • Elm Street (between Elder and Henry streets)
  • Race Street (between Liberty and Elder streets)

Street Restoration

  • Elm Street (between Elder and Henry streets)

Duke Underground Gas Work

  • Race Street (north of Liberty Street)
  • Main Street (between 9th and 10th streets)
  • Walnut Street (between 4th and 6th streets)

Duke Underground Electrical Work

  • 12th Street (at Jackson and Walnut streets)

Telecomm Work

  • Race Street (north of Liberty Street)
  • Main Street (between 5th and 6th streets)
  • Elm & Liberty streets
  • Walnut Street & Central Parkway
  • Walnut Street (between 5th and 6th streets)