Streetcar Progress Update: Sept. 6, 2013

Streetcar Progress Update: Week Ending Sept. 6, 2013

Demolition continues at the Maintenance & Operations Facility site (at Henry and Race streets). The footprint of the first building (1911 Race St.) is being filled and leveled.

Progress This Week:

  • Abatement at the MOF site was completed.
  • Demolition of 1911 Race St. was completed, and basement backfilling began.
  • Demolition of 1910 Elm St. (east building) began.
  • Exploratory digging for utilities continued along Elm and Race streets at Findlay Street, and started along Elm near Elder and Liberty streets.
  • Water main installation started along Central Parkway near Walnut Street.
  • Conduit installation for traffic signals continued near the southwest corner of Washington Park. Work also started along Elm and Race streets near Findlay Street.
  • Duke conducted underground gas work along Elm Street (just north of Music Hall) and on Race Street near Findlay Street.
  • Duke also conducted underground electrical work on Main near Ninth Street, Central Parkway near Walnut Street, Race Street near Elder Street and Race Street by the School for Creative and Performing Arts.

Planned For Next Week:

  • Water main installation will continue near Central Parkway and Walnut Street. Traffic will be minimally restricted at all times.
  • Conduit installation for traffic signals will continue near the southwest corner of Washington Park, on Elm Street near Findlay Street, and on Race Street between Liberty and Findlay streets. Work also will begin on Elm near Liberty. Traffic will be minimally restricted at all times.
  • Exploratory digging will continue on Race Street between Liberty and Findlay streets. Traffic will be minimally restricted at all times.
  • New sanitary and storm installation will begin on Elm Street between 12th and 15th streets. Note: 14th Street will be closed between Central Parkway and Race Street.
  • Demolition of 1910 Elm St. (east building) & backfilling of 1911 Race St. will continue at the MOF site.
  • Duke will conduct underground gas work on Race Street near Findlay Street.
  • Duke also will conduct underground electrical work on Main Street near Ninth Street, on Race Street near Elder Street and on Race Street near SCPA.
  • Business/resident notification will start along Elm Street, west of Washington Park.