Streetcar Progress Update: March 14, 2014

Streetcar Progress Update: Week Ending March 14, 2014

There's been a lot of visible progress this week at Henry and Race streets -- the Maintenance & Operations Facility is starting to rise out of the ground.

MOF work

ABOVE: Crews poured the pit floor this week and will continue to form the pit and exterior walls.

Stormwater detention work

ABOVE: Most stormwater detention work has been finished this week. Crews worked to fill and compact detention areas with soil.

Trackwork on Race

ABOVE: Trackwork continues down Race Street past the future site of the new brewpub, Taft’s Ale House. Taft’s Ale House is one of the many new businesses popping up along the streetcar route.

Carbodies in Spain

ABOVE: Meanwhile, in Spain, the carbodies are really starting to take shape.

Traffic Alerts

  • 12th Street will be reduced to one-way westbound between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. each weekday next week near the School for Creative and Performing Arts. This is related to installation of new storm and sanitary sewers. 
  • 13th Street will be closed at Race Street each weekday during work hours for trackwork. It will be open nightly and over the weekend.
  • 14th Street will be closed at Race Street from Monday through Saturday (also for trackwork). Traffic headed eastbound on 14th will still be able to turn right on Race (14th Street is one-way eastbound at this location).Walnut Street will be closed between 7th and 8th streets overnight (8 p.m. to 6 a.m.), beginning Sunday night and continuing nightly through Wednesday morning. This is related to water main work. City noise restrictions remain in place; excessively noisy work must end at 11 p.m.
  • Walnut Street will be closed between 7th and 8th streets overnight (8 p.m. to 6 a.m.), beginning Sunday night and continuing nightly through Wednesday morning. This is related to water main work. City noise restrictions remain in place; excessively noisy work must end at 11 p.m.

Progress This Week

SECOND STREET

  • Near Main: Pole foundations & conduit for traffic signals

MAIN STREET

  • 2nd to 3rd: Water main installation
  • 3rd to 4th: Sewer work
  • 5th to 6th: Sewer work
  • 7th to 8th: Sewer work
  • 8th to 12th: Underground gas work

12TH STREET

  • Main to Elm: Underground electrical work
  • Main to Vine: Underground gas work
  • Vine to Elm: Sewer work
  • At Race: Pole foundations & conduit for traffic signals

ELM STREET

  • Wade to Henry: Pole foundations & conduit for traffic signals

HENRY STREET

  • Elm to Race: New sewer installation

RACE STREET

  • At 12th: Pole foundations & conduit for traffic signals
  • 12th to 15th: Trackwork
  • 15th to Liberty: Street restoration (after trackwork)
  • Liberty to Green: Underground gas work
  • Liberty to Henry: Telecomm work
  • At Henry: Stormwater detention work, foundations, underslab plumbing & electrical work and concrete slab on grades for the Maintenance & Operations Facility

WALNUT STREET

  • 2nd to 3rd: Water main installation; exploratory digging for utilities; pole foundations & conduit for traffic signals
  • 5th to 6th: Water main installation
  • At 6th: Underground gas work
  • 6th to 7th: Exploratory digging for utilities
  • 7th to 9th: Underground gas work
  • At Central Parkway: Underground gas work

Planned For Next Week

MAIN STREET

  • 7th to 8th: Underground electrical work
  • 8th to 12th: Underground gas work

12TH STREET

  • Main to Elm: Underground electrical work
  • Main to Vine: Underground gas work
  • Baldwin Alley to Elm: New sewer installation
  • At Race: Pole foundations & conduit for traffic signals

ELM STREET

  • Wade to Henry: Pole foundations & conduit for traffic signals
  • At Liberty: Concrete work at Stop #8
  • Findlay to Henry: Sewer work

HENRY STREET

  • Elm to Race: New sewer installation

RACE STREET

  • Liberty to Green: Sewer work
  • Liberty to Glass Alley: Telecomm work
  • 14th to 15th: Street restoration (after trackwork concludes)
  • Central Parkway to 14th: Trackwork
  • At Henry: Stormwater detention work, masonry, foundations, underslab plumbing & electrical work and concrete slab on grades for the Maintenance & Operations Facility

WALNUT STREET

  • 2nd to 3rd: Water main installation; exploratory digging for utilities
  • 5th to 7th: Underground gas work
  • 6th to 7th: Pole foundations & conduit for traffic signals
  • 6th to 9th: Water main installation
  • At Central Parkway: Underground gas work