Streetcar Weekly Update: October 21, 2013

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For the week of October 21, 2013, the streetcar will have of a lot of highly visible progress on both the trackwork and at the Maintenance & Operations Facility site. As part of the city’s construction contract, the project is also involved with repairing public utilities. Here’s what to expect:


PUBLIC UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS AS PART OF STREETCAR CONSTRUCTION:

  • New sewer installation will continue on Elm at Liberty Street.
  • New water main installation will continue on Walnut from Central Parkway to 9th Street.
  • Drains on Elm from 12th to 15th streets will continue with undercutting, proof-rolling,  & concrete base work.
  • Underground gas line work will be conducted by Duke Energy on Race Street near Liberty.
  • Underground electrical work will be conducted by Duke Energy on 12th at Vine Street; and on Race near 12th Street.
  • Cincinnati Bell will perform work on Elm between Green and Findlay.
  • Conduit installation (tubing for electrical wires) for traffic signals will continue on Elm just north of Liberty; and on Race near 12th Street. Work will resume on Race near Findlay Street.
  • Exploratory digging for utilities will continue on Elm just north of Liberty. Work will resume on Race near Findlay Street

One thought on “Streetcar Weekly Update: October 21, 2013

    Travis Estell (@taestell) said:
    October 21, 2013 at 10:01 am

    Great to see that so much of our outdated infrastructure is being modernized or replaced during the streetcar construction process!

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