Streetcar Weekly Update: November 4, 2013

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For the week of November 4, 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:

  • Rail delivery and installation will start on Elm Street between 14th and 15th streets.
  • Concrete base work for the track will continue on Elm Street between 12th and Wade streets.
  • Replacement of the cobblestones will take place on the east half of Elm Street.
  • Storm sewer installation, backfilling, and pavement removal for the Maintenance & Operations Facility will continue at Henry and Race streets.

 

PUBLIC UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS AS PART OF STREETCAR CONSTRUCTION:

  • Underground gas work will be conducted by Duke Energy on Race Street between Liberty and Green streets; on Walnut Street near 3rd Street; and on Main Street near 4th Street.
  • Storm sewer work will begin on Race Street near Findlay Street.
  • Water main installation will continue on Walnut Street between 9th Street and Central Parkway.
  • Traffic control conduit (tubing for electrical wires) installation will continue on Elm Street between Wade and Green streets; and on Race Street near Findlay Street.
  • Telecommunications work will occur on Elm Street between Wade and Green streets; on Race Street between 15th and Liberty streets; and on Walnut Street near 6th Street.

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