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December 2020

Fuel Oil Pump Room Construction Continues

Fuel Oil Pump Room Construction Continues

Construction for the Fuel Oil Pump Room foundation is underway along the south side of the existing South Addition. This work is anticipated to create some noise.

Demolition of the former discharge ramp has resumed and is anticipated to last for three more weeks. This work will include the sound of trucks backing up.

No work is scheduled for January 1, 2, or 3.  

Fuel Oil Pump Room Construction

Fuel Oil Pump Room Construction

The second fuel tank installation is now complete. Excavation for the Fuel Oil Pump Room foundation is underway along the south side of the existing South Addition. Work on this part of the building will include drilling micropiles and pouring foundations, which will begin the week of December 28. This work is anticipated to create minimal noise.

Demolition of the former discharge ramp has resumed and is anticipated to last for three more weeks. This work will include the sound of trucks backing up.

No work is scheduled for December 25, 26, 27 or January 1, 2, and 3.  Crews will be working no later than 3:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Second Fuel Tank Installed

Second Fuel Tank Installed

The second fuel tank has been delivered.  Backfilling and shoring removal for the tank is scheduled to begin on Monday, December 21. This is expected to cause the same level of noise as the shoring of the first tank.

Construction of the Pump House is scheduled to begin next week after the second tank is fully installed. The pump house will be attached to the hospital, behind the area of the first tank. Construction will start with drilling a micropile and building the foundations. 

No work is scheduled for December 25, 26, 27 or January 1, 2, and 3.  Crews will be working no later than 3:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Second Fuel Tank To Be Delivered

Second Fuel Tank To Be Delivered

The second fuel tank will be delivered on December 17. Excavation and shoring placement for this tank will start on Friday, December 11 and crews will work on Saturday, December 12 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The crane used to unload the tank will access the site from the Mt. Vernon entrance while the tank itself will be delivered via the South Avenue entrance. Dump truck traffic, delivery trucks, and dumpster deliveries and removals will continue to use the South Avenue entrance. Shoring removal for the second tank is scheduled to begin on Monday, December 21. The same noise and vibration level that was experienced with the previous shoring removal can be expected.

There will be no work on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day.

2nd Fuel Tank Installation Begins

2nd Fuel Tank Installation Begins

The first of two underground fuel tanks was set in place this week. Crews have started work for the installation of the second fuel tank (which will be located where the green X is on the blog photo). The 2nd tank is anticipated to be delivered on December 18. The crane used to unload the tank will access the site from Mt. Vernon while the tank itself will be delivered via South Avenue.  Dump truck traffic, delivery trucks and dumpster deliveries and removals continue to utilize the South Access Drive off South Avenue with no deliveries before 7 a.m. in accordance with the City of Rochester noise ordinance.

No work is scheduled for Christmas Day or New Year’s Day.

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