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March 2021

Demolition and Fuel Pump Room

Demolition and Fuel Pump Room

Demolition of portions of the South Building is ongoing and commissioning of fuel pumping equipment should be completed by the end of March.

Existing fuel tank removal and excavation for new tower foundations will start after the new fuel supply system is fully operational. This is anticipated to begin the last week of March/early April. Micropile installation is also expected to resume in mid-April.

Typical level of construction noise and vibrations are expected. Vibrations will be monitored by a third party testing agency during micropile installation.

Fuel Pump Commissioning

Fuel Pump Commissioning

Commissioning of the new fuel pumping equipment is occurring over the next several days and demolition of portions of the South Building continues.

Existing fuel tank removal and excavation for new tower foundations will start after the new fuel supply system installation is complete. This is anticipated to start the last week of March.

All of these activities are expected to create typical levels of construction and truck noise.

Fuel Pump Room and Fuel Tank Removal

Fuel Pump Room and Fuel Tank Removal

Existing fuel tank removal and excavation for new tower foundations will commence upon start-up of the fuel supply system. This is anticipated to start the last week of March.

Fuel Pump Room work continues along the south side of the existing South Addition. Crews continue with the equipment fit out of the room. 

Selective demolition of portions of the South Building is ongoing. 

All of these activities are expected to create typical levels of construction noise and truck traffic.

Fuel Pump Room and South Building Demolition

Fuel Pump Room and South Building Demolition

Fuel Pump Room concrete work continues along the south side of the existing South Addition. Crews continue with forming, installing reinforcing and placing concrete at these locations.

Selective demolition of portions of the South Building is ongoing. 

Typical levels of construction noise and truck traffic can be expected with all of these activities.