Construction Update 09-29-16

The balance of the existing track has been raised with new track being installed over the bridge. The switching of the trains back to their original alignment is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 1st. This operation should not impact vehicular traffic. Once the trains are switched over to their original alignment, the balance of the east retaining wall and abutments will be constructed. Meanwhile backfilling of the newly constructed portion of the east retaining wall has started. The precast pump station house continues to be detailed. The electrical and mechanical components of the pump station continue to be installed.

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Construction Update 09-22-16

Last weekend the west railroad crossing was raised to meet the new railroad track profile. The balance of the existing track is currently being raised with new track being installed over the bridge. The switching of the trains back to their original alignment is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 1st. Once the trains are switched over to their original alignment, the balance of the east retaining wall and abutments will be constructed. Meanwhile the backfilling of the portion of the east retaining wall that has been built has started. The precast pump station house continues to be detailed. The electrical and mechanical components of the pump station continue to be installed.

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Construction Update 09-15-16

The erection of the bridge structural steel is complete. Bridge waterproofing operations has finished. This weekend the west railroad crossing will be raised to meet the new track profile with the balance of the track work to follow next week. The switching of the trains back to their original alignment is scheduled to take place on Saturday October 1st. Meanwhile the construction of the east retaining wall continues. The precast pump station house continues to be detailed. The electrical and mechanical components of the pump station continue to be installed.

Closure Reminder
Washington Street will be closed between Haryan Way and Lake Street for railroad track work starting at 9:00 p.m. on Friday, September 16th and will reopen by 5:00 a.m. on Monday, September 19th. This closure will allow the railroad track to be raised and the temporary grade crossing and roadway approaches to be built. Please follow the detour route below.
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Construction Update 09-08-2016

The erection of the bridge structural steel is almost complete. Bridge waterproofing operations should start next week with bridge track work to follow. Meanwhile the construction of the east retaining wall continues. The precast pump station house continues to be detailed. The electrical and mechanical components of the pump station continue to be installed.

Closure Reminder
Washington Street will be closed between Haryan Way and Lake Street for railroad track work starting at 9:00 p.m. on Friday, September 16th and will reopen by 5:00 a.m. on Monday, September 19th. This closure will allow the railroad track to be raised and the temporary grade crossing and roadway approaches to be built. Please follow the detour route below.
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Construction & Closure Update 08-30-2016

The erection of the bridge structural steel continues. This operation should last into the third week of September. The installation of the piles for the east retaining wall will be on hold until the structural steel has been erected and the train traffic switched back to its original alignment. Meanwhile the footings for the east retaining wall continues to be formed and poured with the retaining wall panels to follow. The precast pump station house continues to be detailed. The electrical and mechanical components of the pump station continue to be installed.

Closure Update
The road closure will be rescheduled for one week later.

Washington Street will be closed between Haryan Way and Lake Street for railroad track work starting at 9:00 p.m. on Friday, September 16th and will reopen by 5:00 a.m. on Monday, September 19th.  This closure will allow the railroad track to be raised and the temporary grade crossing and roadway approaches to be built.  Please follow the detour route below.
washington-rr-closure-sept-2015_crop

Work Zone Cameras can be viewed under the Photos Tab on the website.