Sunday, September 30, 2018 – Saturday, October 7, 2018: Project Update & Photos

Placing the nonwoven geotextile fabric on the subgrade Minnesota Ave. SB lanes.

Ongoing pavement work on southbound lane Minnesota Ave NE.

Ongoing pavement work on the SB   curb lane in front of Park 7 apartment building.

The contractor did the following work: placed concrete jersey barrier to channelize pedestrian sidewalk traffic on the west side of Minnesota Ave, NE in front of Park 7 building and continued roadway excavation on Minnesota Ave southbound curb and median lanes north of Benning Rd; Continued installation of roadway underdrain; continued working on LID structures between Benning Rd, NE and DOES/WMATA access driveway; continued excavating & installing electrical PVC conduit duct bank along Minnesota Ave between Gault Pl, NE and Hayes St, NE; continued with water service connections to building #4193, 4189, 4185, 4181 & 4169 Minnesota Ave from new water main.

Sunday, September 24 – Saturday, September 29, 2018: Project Update & Photos

Filling LID structure with soil on the Eastside of Minnesota Ave just before Benning Rd intersection, the soil was placed to the top for safety until the fence is installed. Between stations 129+50 to 132+75

Ongoing roadway excavation southbound lane in front of Park 7 building

Installation of traffic signal pole & streetlight pole Minnesota Ave/Benning Rd intersection.

The contractor did the following work: placed concrete jersey barrier to channelize pedestrian sidewalk traffic on the west side of Minnesota Ave, NE in front of Park 7 building and started roadway excavation on Minnesota Ave southbound curb lane north of Benning Rd; backfilled water tie-in excavation on NW corner of DOES/Metro garage entrance on Minnesota Ave, NE; excavated and placed catch basin and connecting pipe in front of Friendship Collegiate Academy; continued working on LID structures between Dix St, NE and Benning Rd, NE; Continued excavating & installing electrical PVC conduit duct bank along Minnesota Ave between Gault Pl, NE and Hayes St, NE; placed streetlight conduit on east side of Minnesota Ave, NE in front of DOES building and stared excavation and shoring for water line tie in at Minnesota Ave, NE fire hydrant in front of Park 7 building and America Kids store.

Sunday, September 16 – Saturday, September 22, 2018: Project Update & Photos

Installation of PCC Barrier wall along west side of Minnesota Ave between stations 129+50 to 132+75

Water tie-in to DOES building.

Installation of utility duct bank PVC conduit for street light/Traffic signal @ Minn. Ave 144+00 to 146+00.

The contractor did the following work: installed granite curb, PCC gutter, streetlight cable conduit and manholes on the west side of Minnesota Ave; continued excavation and installation work on bioretention structures; and installed storm water PCC pipe, and manholes; continued installation of sidewalk, granite curb, gutter & wheelchair ramp on the west side of Minnesota Ave; repaired damaged streetlight conduit; excavated, placed and encased installed PVC conduit for streetlight/signal between ; repaired trench cut for electrical duct bank with asphalt. At least one lane of traffic was maintained northbound and southbound at all times.

Sunday, September 9 – Saturday, September 15, 2018: Project Updates & Photos

BIO-10 Granite Curb, drainage pipe & Precast concrete base slabs for front wall

Building of bioretention Bio-01 in front of old cinema.

Ongoing curb, gutter & Bio-01 work west side of Minnesota Ave by Subway Restaurant.

The contractor did the following work: installed granite curb, PCC gutter, streetlight cable conduit and manholes on the west side of Minnesota Ave; continued excavation and installation work on bioretention structures; and installed storm water PCC pipe, and manholes; continued installation of sidewalk, granite curb, gutter & wheelchair ramp on the west side of Minnesota Ave; excavated and placed exposed aggregate sidewalk on the east side Minnesota Ave. At least one lane of traffic was maintained northbound and southbound at all times.

Sunday, September 2 – Saturday, September 8, 2018: Project Updates & Photos

Excavating for Bio-01 with the new curb line and old curb line in view westside Minnesota Ave Sta. 125+50

Ongoing basin connect concrete cradle work.

Excavation for Bioretention Bio-01.

The contractor did the following work: installed granite curb, PCC gutter, streetlight cable conduit and manholes on the west side of Minnesota Ave; continued excavation and installation work on bioretention structures; and installed storm water PCC pipe, and manholes; continued installation of sidewalk, granite curb, gutter & wheelchair ramp on the west side of Minnesota Ave; excavated and placed exposed aggregate sidewalk on the east side Minnesota Ave; placed temporary lane markings; excavated and installed electrical manhole; ran mandrel through installed fiberglass conduit from manhole to manhole and left pull lines; and continued to excavate and installed PVC conduit, backfilled encased conduit At least one lane of traffic was maintained northbound and southbound at all times.

Sunday, August 26, 2018 – Saturday, September 1, 2018: Project Updates & Photos

Spraying chemical on recently placed concrete to enable it acquire the exposed aggregate texture was washing with water the next day on east side Minnesota Ave Sta.125+00 – 126+75

Washing recently placed exposed aggregate sidewalk.

Excavation for bus stop pad at the west side of Minnesota Ave Sta. 126+75 – 127+75

The contractor did the following work within the construction zone:  installed granite curb, PCC gutter, streetlight cable conduit and manholes on the west side of Minnesota Ave; excavated and placed exposed aggregate sidewalk on the east side Minnesota Ave; excavated trench for traffic signal conduit and controller cabinet foundation at the NE corner of Benning Rd/Minnesota Ave intersection and encased installed streetlight and signal conduit; connected water main at southwest corner of Benning Rd/Minnesota Ave intersection and backfilled excavated trench for water main tie-in on east side of Minnesota Ave; connected water main at southwest corner of Benning Rd/Minnesota Ave intersection and backfilled trench; excavated and installed basin connecting pipe on Minnesota Ave west side; excavated and placed granite curb on west side of Minnesota Ave; placed concrete for controller cabinet at  Benning Rd/Minnesota Ave intersection; and excavated and placed concrete for bus stop pad at the west side of Minnesota Ave. At least one lane of traffic was maintained northbound and southbound at all times.

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