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Progress Meeting 6/18/2020

WHAT WAS ACCOMPLISHED IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS?

Park is still closed, please respect the signage. River lowered to 665.50. Sections of the eastern half of the dam removed.

 WHAT IS SCHEDULED FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS?

Drawdown and cofferdam work continues for next two weeks. Excavation will start upstream on June 23rd.         

Progress Meeting 6/4/2020

WHAT WAS ACCOMPLISHED IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS?

Park is still closed, please respect the signage. River lowered to 679.35 (Day 3 of Drawdown). Two gates were removed and salvaged for the City.

WHAT IS SCHEDULED FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS?

Drawdown and cofferdam work continues for next two weeks. Excavation will start upstream on June 15th based on current drawdown schedule.         

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Progress Meeting 5/7/2020

WHAT WAS ACCOMPLISHED IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS?

Milbocker is back on site putting in access roads and preparing for site work at Losensky Park.

WHAT IS SCHEDULED FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS?

Work for cofferdam installation will be starting soon. Be prepared for the park to be closed once that work begins.

Construction on Pucker Street Dam Resumes
Progress Meeting 4/9/2020

WHAT WAS ACCOMPLISHED IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS?

Access work was begun, work stopped for two weeks to allow Milbocker time to purchase PPE and train staff.  Back to work 4/20/2020.

 

WHAT IS SCHEDULED FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS?

Barring any additional work stoppage related to Covid-19, construction of the access roads will continue with installation of the gates.  Work behind the dam within the river will begin April 20.

Construction resuming April 20, 2020
Due to COVID-19 the contractor will not be actively working on site for the next two weeks. We are planning to resume construction on or around April 20th. We will update this timeline as necessary and will continue to respond to emails submitted through this web site. Thank you for your understanding and stay safe everyone.
Demolition Time Lapse
Progress Meeting 3/26/2020

Progress Meeting 3/26/2020

 

WHAT WAS ACCOMPLISHED IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS?

Tree dropping is done, much of the cleanup has been completed.  Work has started on access roads.

 

WHAT IS SCHEDULED FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS?

Barring any work stoppage related to Covid-19, construction of the access roads will continue with installation of the gates.  Work behind the dam within the river will begin April 1.

Progress Meeting 3/12/2020

WHAT WAS ACCOMPLISHED IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS?

Tree removals were started.  Almost all trees have been dropped.

 

WHAT IS SCHEDULED FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS?

Finish cutting trees.  Clean up of trees and brush.  The access road construction will start next week.  The powerhouse is closed to pedestrians, maintain a safe distance from the structure and outside of the fencing.  Maintain a safe distance from work on the park site.

Phase 2 Beginning

Phase 2 work is beginning and expected to last throughout the remainder of 2020. This work includes, installing access roads, tree clearing and river work. 

Phase 1 Complete 12/05/19
Phase 1 has been completed.

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Progress Meeting 09/24/2019

WHAT WAS ACCOMPLISHED IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS?

Demolition of the upper powerhouse is complete.

 

WHAT IS SCHEDULED FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS?

The site will be temporarily shut down until phase 2 begins.  The powerhouse is closed to pedestrians, maintain a safe distance from the structure and outside of the fencing.

Powerhouse Demolition Update
If all goes well, powerhouse will be down by end of next week (week starting Sept 23rd).
Progress Meeting Notes 09/12/2019- Powerhouse Demolition Beginning Tuesday September 16.

Progress Meeting 9/12/2019

WHAT WAS ACCOMPLISHED IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS?

Milbocker was not onsite during the last two weeks.

WHAT IS SCHEDULED FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS?

Starting Tuesday, September 16, 2019, the powerhouse demolition will begin.  
Progress Meeting Minutes - Aug 29, 2019

WHAT WAS ACCOMPLISHED IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS?

The concrete floor of the raceway was removed, steel reinforcement separated, and access to the powerhouse was built. Snow fence is up to keep site work areas separate from pedestrians.  The City installed a gate at the park entry for closures when necessary.

WHAT IS SCHEDULED FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS?

Starting Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the powerhouse demolition will begin.  Coordination with the landfill for disposal is complete. 

No Construction Week of Aug 26 - Aug 30, sporadic work resuming Sep 3.
There will be no construction activities on the dam next week. The park is open except for demolition site areas. Sporadic work will resume the week of September 3rd.
DO NOT GO BEYOND FENCING!
Fencing is being installed to protect against falling debris. Please do not go beyond the fencing.

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Mobilizing Equipment 08/16/2019
Mobilizing equipment 08/16/2019. The site is being turned over to the contractor. Demolition expected to begin Monday, 08/19/2019. Park closures as determined by the contractor.
Contract Awarded- Phase 1 of the Contract to Start August 2019
Milbocker & Sons was awarded the contract for the project. Anticipated to start in August 2019. 

All of the work will be in and around the powerhouse. Expect some park closures.