Streetcar Progress Update: Nov. 15, 2013

Streetcar Progress Update: Week Ending Nov. 15, 2013

If you missed yesterday's "Beyond the Streetcar" business outreach session, fear not!

There's another one coming up Monday night at 6pm. Same place (Downtown Library's Tower Room).

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12th & Race Temporarily Closed

This weekend and next, the intersection of 12th and Race streets will be closed 7am-5pm daily (just Saturday and Sunday).

This is so Duke Energy's contractor can do some underground electrical work.

Overnight Closures On Walnut

For water main work, one block of Walnut Street (Court to 9th) will be closed during the overnight hours starting next Monday.

The closure will be 7pm-5am, nightly through early Friday morning.

Progress For This Week

  • Water main installation started on Walnut Street near 8th Street.
  • Installation of conduit for traffic signals resumed on Race Street near Findlay Street and at Green Street.
  • New sewer installation continued on Elm Street at Findlay Street. Work started on Race Street near 13th Street.
  • Backfilling for the Maintenance & Operations Facility resumed at Henry and Race streets.
  • Storm sewer work continued at the Maintenance & Operations Facility. Work started on Race Street near Findlay Street.
  • Exploratory digging for utilities started on Walnut Street between 6th and 9th streets.
  • Existing pavement removal continued on Elm Street between Wade and Green streets.
  • Concrete base work for the track continued on Elm Street between 12th and Green streets.
  • Rail delivery and installation continued on Elm Street between 14th and 15th streets.
  • Replacement of granite pavers continued on the east half of Elm Street.
  • Duke Energy conducted underground gas work on Main Street between 4th and 5th streets; and on Race Street near Elder and Green streets.
  • Duke also did underground electrical work on 12th Street near Vine and Race streets.
  • Telecom work took place on Elm Street by Green Street; on Race Street by Green and Liberty streets; on Race Street near 14th and 15th streets; and on Race Street near 12th Street.
  • Business surveys and resident notifications started on Elm Street between Elder and Findlay streets.

Planned For Next Week

  • Water main installation will continue on Walnut Street near 8th Street. Work will start on Main Street near 4th Street. Walnut will be closed overnights as noted above.
  • Installation of conduit for traffic signals will continue on Race Street near Findlay Street. Work will start on 2nd Street near Main Street.
  • New sewer installation will continue on Race Street near 13th Street. Work will start on Race near 14th Street.
  • Backfilling for the Maintenance & Operations Facility will continue at Henry and Race streets.
  • Pier work for the building's foundation will start at the Maintenance & Operations Facility.
  • Storm sewer work will continue at the Maintenance & Operations Facility; and on Race Street near Findlay Street.
  • Exploratory digging for utilities will continue on Walnut Street between 6th and 9th streets.
  • Existing pavement removal will start on Elm Street near Green Street.
  • Concrete base work for the track will continue on Elm Street between 12th and Green streets.
  • Rail installation will continue on Elm Street between 15th and Wade streets. Work will start on Elm between Wade and Green streets.
  • Replacement of granite pavers will continue on Elm Street.
  • Duke Energy will be doing underground gas work on Main Street between 4th and 5th streets; and on Race Street near Green and Elder streets.
  • Duke will also do underground electrical work on 12th Street near Vine and Race streets. The intersection of 12th and Race will be temporarily closed as noted above.
  • Telecom work will take place on Elm Street near Green Street; on Race Street near Green and Liberty streets; on Race near 14th and 15th streets; and on Race near 12th Street.
  • Business surveys and resident notifications will start on Elm Street near Findlay Street.
  • Trackwork continued north of 14th on Elm. The track slab was poured along this stretch this week.
    Trackwork continued north of 14th on Elm. The track slab was poured along this stretch this week.
  • Crews are working underground at the Maintenance & Operations Facility site on a storm sewer.
    Crews are working underground at the Maintenance & Operations Facility site on a storm sewer.