Wednesday, November 14, 2012

11/14/12 Update for E 156th and Beulah Park

Thanks to all that showed up at the first monthly community meeting regarding the work associated with the Euclid Creek Tunnel.

A few of the highlights included:

Overview of the existing communications (letters from contractors to residents, quarterly Euclid Creek Newsletter and the District's Construction Hotline (216) 432-7157)

Introduction of new communications (this blog, twice-monthly e-mail newletters, additional articles and updates in the Collinwood Observer and monthly meetings,

Progress of Mackenzie - launched late July and has mined 1,500 feet so far.

Progress at each remote site - Shaft 2 @ Easterly Pump Station 60' excavated out of 200'; Shaft 3 A Beulah Park, work to commence in December, Shaft 4 @ Triangle Park, 200 excavated and concrete lining commenced and Shaft 5 @ E 185th and St Clair 175' excavated out of 200'.

Additional information provided discussed the various work along Lakeshore and the presence of the traffic cones and sineage.   

Work at the location of Shaft 3-1 will continue with tree removal and branch chipping and should be completed by the end of the week.

Work will continue at the intersection of East 156th and Lakeshore and last through mid December. 

Please keep in mind the that sidewalk is still closed on the west side of E 156th due to the ongoing activities withing the fenced in area but will be replaced in the future.  Also there may be short durations of traffic rerouting to allow for construction activities for the safety of the residents and the crews.  Any interruption will be kept short as possible