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APRIL 2019

Sunday, April 28 – Saturday, May 4, 2019 (Phase 1 Activity):
  • Installation of anchor brackets at the base of the existing piers (#9 and #10), north and south bridges to secure the sectional barges to the piers.

  • Welding of anchors to the barges to secure the manlift.

  • Removal of trees on the connection path.

  • Installation of tree protections on the connection path.

  • Marking of existing utility lines along the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail close to the proposed pedestrian connection.

  • Received a load of plywood and timber for the proposed work platforms under the bridge.

  • Established construction entrance to NPS property at ramp to I-295 south.

  • Performed test pit along temporary ramp A and B to locate the existing utilities.

  • Transferred equipment from the shore to the temporary sectional barges under span 2 and continued building timber whaler for the work platforms for the proposed girder jacking operation.

  • Excavation and backfilling of areas with the existing dirt ramps on NPS property along the proposed pedestrian connection path.

  • Continued clearing and grubbing and backfilling operations within the proposed limits for the pedestrian connection path on NPS property and placed straw bales for temporary erosion and sediment control.

Sunday, April 21 – Saturday, April 27, 2019 (Phase 1 Activity):
  • Mobilization, clearing and removal of trees on National Park Service (NPS) property within the project limits, along the proposed pedestrian connection path.

  • Installation of tree protection fences on NPS property within the project limits.

  • Delivery, assembly and securing of three 10’ X 30’ sectional barges to the existing pier 2, (north bridge and south bridge).

  • Positioning and assembly of the sectional barges on the east and west side of pier 2 under spans 2 and 3.

  • Installation construction/detour signs.

  • Installation of Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) contact sign at the entrance of the pedestrian connection path.

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