Streetcar Progress Update: Nov. 8, 2013

Streetcar Progress Update: Week Ending Nov. 8, 2013

Have you registered yet for next week's "Beyond the Streetcar" business outreach session?

It's next Thursday (Nov. 14) at 10am in the Downtown Library's Tower Room.

Anyone who runs a business along the route - or is considering relocating or opening a new business - will get some great information and resources.

RSVP Now

Another Rail Delivery

Trackwork is continuing on schedule, north up Elm Street.

Another shipment of American-made rail arrives Monday.

  • Elm Street will be closed between 15th and Liberty streets from 9am-2pm Monday for the delivery.

Sewer Work Near The MOF

Starting next week, Race Street will be closed between Henry and Findlay streets for sewer work.

  • Metro buses will still be let through.
  • From start to finish, the closure will last about 2 weeks.

Progress This Week:

  • Backfilling at Henry & Race streets for the Maintenance & Operations Facility (MOF) was delayed due to weather.
  • Storm sewer work continued at the MOF site.
  • Exploratory digging for utilities started on Walnut Street, between 6th and 7th streets.
  • Conduit installation for traffic signals continued on Elm Street, between Wade and Green streets; and on Race Street near Findlay Street.
  • Water main installation continued on Walnut Street between 9th Street and Central Parkway.
  • New sewer installation started on Elm Street near Elder Street and Findlay Street.
  • Concrete base work for the track continued on Elm Street south of Wade Street.
  • Rail installation started on Elm Street between 14th and Wade streets.
  • Replacement of granite pavers started on Elm Street.
  • Duke Energy did underground gas work on Main Street near 4th Street; on Race Street near Findlay Street; and on Race Street between Liberty and Green streets.
  • Duke also conducted electrical work on 12th Street between Vine and Race streets.
  • Telecomm work took place on Elm Street between Wade and Green streets; on Race Street between 14th and 15th streets; on Race near Green; and near Race and Central Parkway.
  • Sewer work occurred on Main and Court streets; on Elm Street between 12th and 14th streets; and on Race Street near 15th Street.
  • Business surveys and resident notifications were completed on Elm Street near Green Street.

Planned For Next Week:

  • Water main installation will continue on Walnut Street, between 9th Street and Central Parkway. Work will start further down Walnut, between 7th and 9th streets; and on Elm, near Elder and Findlay.
  • Conduit installation for traffic signals will resume on Race Street, near Elder and Green streets.
  • New sewer installation will continue on Elm Street, near Elder and Findlay streets; and on Race Street, between Central Parkway and 13th Street.
  • Backfilling for the Maintenance & Operations Facility will continue at Henry & Race streets. Pedestrians will be routed around the work area.
  • Storm sewer work will continue in the MOF site; and on Race Street near Findlay Street. Race will be closed as noted above.
  • Exploratory digging for utilities will start on 2nd Street, between Main and Walnut streets.
  • Existing pavement removal will start on Elm Street, between Wade and Green streets.
  • Concrete base work for the track will continue on Elm Street, between 12th and Wade streets. Traffic will be limited to one lane. 14th and 15th streets will be closed between Race and Elm streets.
  • Rail delivery and installation will continue on Elm Street, between 15th and Wade streets. Elm Street will be closed as noted above.
  • Replacement of granite pavers will continue on the east half of 12th Street, near Race Street. Traffic will be limited to one lane. The Elm Street entrance to Washington Park Garage will be open again.
  • Duke Energy will be doing underground gas work on Main Street near 4th Street; on Race Street near Findlay Street; and on Race Street, between Liberty and Green streets.
  • Duke will also be doing underground electrical work on 12th Street between Vine and Race streets.
  • Telecomm work will occur on Elm Street, from Green to Wade streets; on Race Street, between 14th and 15th streets; on Race at Green; and on Race Street near Central Parkway.
  • Sewer work will take place on Main Street and 8th Street in the Central Business District and on Henry Street and Race Street in Over-the-Rhine.
  • Granite pavers were put back into Elm Street this week by Music Hall.
    Granite pavers were put back into Elm Street this week by Music Hall.
  • Workers tie reinforcing steel prior to concrete placement near Whetsel Alley.
    Workers tie reinforcing steel prior to concrete placement near Whetsel Alley.
  • Workers check underground for the location of utilities and soil conditions.
    Workers check underground for the location of utilities and soil conditions.
  • The camera on little rubber tank treads goes into the sewer, so that workers can see where it needs work.
    The camera on little rubber tank treads goes into the sewer, so that workers can see where it needs work.