Construction Updates 

Latest Update 09/09/2019

Welcome to the second 14th @ Irving Construction Update!

Every two weeks, we will send out a "two -week look-ahead" of the planned construction at our site. We hope that these updates help our neighbors and community stay up-to-date on the progress of our work. If you have questions, concerns, or want more information, please feel free to reach out to us at info@14thatirving.com or (810) 279-0213.

Weeks of 9/9/19 – 9/20/19

Southside Support of Excavation and Excavation

The project’s foundation contractor has completed the lagging at the east and west soldier beams located at the corners of the site.  The tie-backs have been installed, fully grouted & tested.  The contractor will proceed with excavating soil in south section down to new subgrabe level.

The existing retaining wall at the south property line will need to be underpinned in order to complete excavation.  The contractor will begin digging out, forming and placing the underpinning for these sections.  Once underpinning is complete excavation will proceed and be completed in those areas.  During this time, soil will be trucked off site.  The contractor will have flagging operations in place for all trucks coming in and out of the site in order to minimize any impact on pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

Northside Support of Excavation and Excavation

Excavation of the new Con Ed vaults along the east side of the north property line will continue.  The contractor has mobilized a small excavator to complete excavation down to the 12 ft sub grade mark per requirements of Con Ed and the Engineering.  Wood lagging and steel walers will be installed to complete support of excavation of vault area.  The contractor will continue placing heel blocks and installed rakers to complete support of excavation at North foundation wall.

East side Deep foundations

Caisson installation along the east side property line has started.  The first (2) holes have been drilled.  Reinforcement steel cages will be delivered on 9/9 and installed accordingly.  The holes will then be fully grouted per approved specifications.  The contractor will continue with caisson installation and intend to install (6) total caissons by 9/18.

 

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