Streetcar Progress Update: May 2, 2014

Streetcar Progress Update: Week Ending May 2, 2014

Trackwork on Central Parkway

Crews continue to build track slab as they head east on Central Parkway towards Walnut Street.

Placing concrete for curve at Henry

Crews are completing the turn onto Henry Street at the north end of the streetcar route this week. With this and the work done last weekend at Race Street and Central Parkway, total track completed stands at 7,112 feet.

Steel frame for the MOF

In this view, you can see how the Maintenance & Operations Facility is progressing at the corner of Henry and Race streets (the northern end of the line).

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Work Planned Next Week

Walnut Street
  • 5th to Central Parkway: Water service tie-ins to customers (7 weeks remaining at this location)
  • 5th to 6th: Telecomm work (2 weeks remaining at this location)
  • 6th to 7th: Underground gas work (2 weeks remaining at this location)
  • 9th to Central Parkway: Pole foundations & conduit for traffic signals and overhead power (2 weeks remaining at this location); new sewer installation and other sewer work (1 week remaining at this location)

Main Street

  • At 2nd: Water main installation (2 weeks remaining at this location)
  • 2nd to 4th: Water main installation (3 weeks remaining at this location)
  • 8th to Court: Underground electrical work (4 weeks remaining at this location)
  • At 12th: Underground electrical work (2 weeks remaining at this location)

Central Parkway

  • Vine to Walnut: Track concrete base work (1 week remaining at this location); rail installation (2 weeks remaining at this location)

12th Street

  • Vine to Baldwin Alley: Underground gas work (1 week remaining at this location); underground electrical work (2 weeks remaining at this location)
  • At Elm: Pole foundations & conduit for traffic signals and overhead power (1 week remaining at this location)

Elm Street

  • At 14th: Concrete work on Stop #7 (2 weeks remaining at this location)
  • 14th to Findlay: Overhead electrical work (2 weeks remaining at this location)
  • At Elder: Concrete work on Stop #9 (1 week remaining at this location)

Race Street

  • 13th to 15th: Pole foundations & conduit for traffic signals and overhead power (1 week remaining at this location)
  • Liberty to Henry: Overhead electrical work (2 weeks remaining at this location)
  • At Henry (Maintenance & Operations Facility): Structural steel (4 weeks remaining at this location); masonry (9 weeks remaining at this location)