material (material used for its weight to accomplish consolidation settlement)
continues to be placed along the new General McIntosh Boulevard roadway and
along the south side of President St. (where this roadway will be widened to in
the future). This material will continue to be placed over the next two
or three weeks until at the designed surcharge elevation height.
Congress Street located along and east of General McIntosh Boulevard is
receiving the base layer of asphalt this week. Once the base layer is
installed, a second layer of binder asphalt will be installed. The final
surface layer of asphalt will be installed at a later date in the
project. Once the base and binder layers of asphalt are placed along
Congress Street, crews will begin installing cub/gutter and sidewalk along
General McIntosh Boulevard north from Congress Street until it ties in with
existing curb/gutter and sidewalk in front of the Marriott.
continue to jack and bore steel casings underneath the railroad tracks and
future Bilbo Canal, just south of President Street and west of Truman
Parkway. Recent dry conditions have allowed crews to make progress in
Construction continues on the new reinforced concrete Bilbo
Canal walls. Crews have begun the eastern canal wall and are currently
pouring a section of the concrete wall. The crane crews driving sheet
piles for the canal wall trench shoring and H-piles for the concrete canal wall
foundation have used extreme caution and coordinated with Georgia Power since
this work is adjacent to high voltage transmission lines.
Sewer and Water utility crews should be mobilizing back to
the site to continue installing lines on the far east end of the project (east
of Truman Parkway) in the next few weeks.
The next step in the project, while casings are jack and
bored, Bilbo Canal constructed, and surcharge material is allowed to sit and
consolidate underlying poor soils, is connecting new sewer mains to existing
mains on Randolph Street just south of President Street. This work is currently
being planned for.