OCT 102016

Water Plaza - Lighting and Trim Work

 

In the Water Plaza, the contractor is finishing the lighting and trim work for the water feature. They plan to turn the water feature on and run programming tests over the next couple of weeks.

In the Jetty, the contractor continues to install granite pavers and cladding. They will continue to install granite walls and stairs this week. The floating gardens in the Jetty are in place and planting installation is nearly complete.

Foundation work in Room 6 finished last week. Concrete pathways will continue to be installed this week and next week.

Work on the underbridges connecting the three blocks continues to progress. The contractor continues to install the canopies and the guardrail at each underbridge. The steel connecting the underbridges to each block will be installed this week.

 

OCT 32016

Jetty - Granite Pavers and Cladding Installation

 

In the Water Plaza, the contractor is finishing the lighting and trim work for the water feature. They plan to turn the water feature on and run programming tests over the next couple of weeks.

In the Jetty, the contractor continues to install granite pavers and cladding. They will also install the granite walls and stairs over the next couple weeks. The floating gardens in the Jetty are in place and planting installation is in progress.

Foundation work in Room 6 will wrap up this week. As the foundations are installed, concrete pathways will continue to be installed.

Work on the underbridges connecting the three blocks continues to progress. The contractor continues to install the canopies and the guardrail at each underbridge.

 

SEP 192016

Installation of Granite at the Water Feature

 

In the Water Plaza, the contractor is almost complete with installation of the granite for the water feature. They will continue to install mechanical, plumbing and lighting elements in the water feature through the end of the month.

In the Jetty, the contractor will finish installing the majority of the precast pavers and benches this week. The focus will shift this week to installation of the granite pavers for the arcade areas. The contractor continues to install the frames for the floating gardens in the Jetty.

Foundation work in Room 6 will continue this week. The contractor is installing helical piles to support the retaining walls at the base of the ramp from upper Wacker Drive.

Work on the underbridges connecting the three blocks continues to progress. The precast pavers are nearly complete on all three bridges. With the pavers in place, the focus has shifted to installation of the framework for the steel canopies.

 

SEP 62016

Installation of Granite at the Water Feature

 

In the Water Plaza, the contractor is installing granite at the water feature. The contractor continues to install tile in the Water Plaza bathrooms. They are also installing the limestone façade in the arcades.

In the Jetty, the contractor is installing precast pavers and benches. In addition, they are installing the handrail at the piers. The first section of the floating gardens was installed in the Jetty this week.

The contractor continues to install brackets for the sheep pile cap formwork. Next week they will begin installation of the foundations for the walkways.

Work on the underbridges connecting the three blocks continues to progress. The cap pours are complete and the focus is shifting to construction of the underbridge structure and installation of precast pavers and guardrail.

 

AUG 192016

Installation of Granite to the Water Feature

 

In the Water Plaza, the contractor is installing granite at the water feature. They are also installing materials in the planters. The contractor continues to install tile in the Water Plaza bathrooms.

In the Jetty, the contractor is installing precast pavers and benches. In addition, they are installing the handrail at the piers.

With ramp work nearly complete in Room 6, the contractor is switching their focus to the concrete cap at the river’s edge. They have begun installing brackets for the formwork and will continue that work through the end of the month. The contractor is also completing the gas line in Room 6 this week.

Work on the underbridges connecting the three blocks continues to progress. The cap pours are complete and the focus is shifting to construction of the underbridge structure and installation of precast pavers and guardrail.

 

AUG 152016

Installation of Granite & Limestone

 

In the Water Plaza, the contractor turned the fountain on last week to test the mechanical and plumbing elements of the fountain. This week, they will proceed with installation of granite and limestone in the Water Plaza. The contractor is also installing tile in the Water Plaza bathrooms this week.

In the Jetty, the contractor continues to install precast pavers and benches. In addition, they are installing the handrail at the piers.

With ramp work nearly complete in Room 6, the contractor is switching their focus to the concrete cap at the river’s edge. They have begun installing brackets for the formwork and will continue that work through the end of the month. The contractor is also installing the gas line in Room 6 this week.

Work on the underbridges connecting the three blocks continues to progress. The cap pours are complete and the focus is shifting to construction of the underbridge structure and installation of precast pavers.

 

JUL 302016

Installation of Floating Gardens on the Jetty

 

In the Water Plaza, the contractor continues to install granite pavers and to work on the mechanical items for the water feature. Work is also progressing in the arcade spaces with CMU wall and drywall installation in progress.

In the Jetty, the contractor is working on the handrail and floating garden items. Work also continues in the Jetty arcade spaces.

With ramp work nearly complete in Room 6, the contractor is switching their focus to the concrete cap at the river’s edge. They have been constructing formwork and will begin to install brackets for the formwork next week.

Work on the underbridges connecting the three blocks also continues to progress. The cap pours are complete and the focus is shifting to construction of the underbridge structure and installation of precast pavers.


JUL 142016

Installation of Floating Gardens - Jetty

 

In the Water Plaza, the contractor will finish installation of precast pavers this week. Next week, they will begin installing granite pavers in the water plaza. In addition, they continue to install the mechanical and electrical equipment for the water feature.

In the Jetty, the contractor finished installation of the pylons for the floating gardens this week. They also continue to work on installation of the fish habitats and to install proposed utilities for this bay and to work on the arcade spaces.

Backfilling operations continue in Room 6 along with utility installation. The contractor poured the concrete ramp from upper Wacker Drive last week and is now waiting for the concrete to cure before continuing work on the ramp.

 

JUL 12016

Installation of Precast Pavers Next Week

 

In the Water Plaza, the contractor continues to install precast pavers and to work on the mechanical, electrical and plumbing for the bathrooms and vendor spaces in the Water Plaza. In addition, they continue to install the mechanical and electrical equipment for the water feature.

In the Jetty, the contractor is installing the pylons for the floating gardens. They also continue to work on installation of the fish habitats and to install proposed utilities for this bay and to work on the arcade spaces.

Backfilling operations continue in Room 6 along with utility installation. The contractor has finished framing the slab section for the ramp from upper Wacker Drive and will still rebar installation soon.

There will be no work on the Riverwalk from Saturday July 2, 2016 through Monday July 4 in observance of the 4th of July holiday.  

 

JUN 162016

Installation of Precast Pavers Next Week

 

In the Water Plaza, the contractor is setting precast walls and will start installation of precast pavers next week. They continue to work on the mechanical, electrical and plumbing for the bathrooms and vendor spaces in the Water Plaza. In addition, they continue to install the mechanical and electrical equipment for the water feature.

In the Jetty, the contractor has begun work for installation of the fish habitats. They continue to install proposed utilities for this bay and to work on the arcade spaces.

Backfilling operations continue in Room 6 along with utility installation. The contractor has finished constructing the foundations and is now framing the slab section for the ramp from upper Wacker Drive.

 

JUN 102016

Installation of Precast Walls and Pavers

 

In the Water Plaza, the contractor is setting precast walls and will start installation of precast pavers next week. They continue to work on the mechanical, electrical and plumbing for the bathrooms and vendor spaces in the Water Plaza.   

In the Jetty, the contractor has begun work for installation of the fish habitats. They continue to install proposed utilities for this bay. Next week, they will begin work on the landscaping walls and stairs.

Backfilling operations continue in Room 6 along with utility installation. The contractor continues to work on the ramp to upper Wacker Drive

 

MAY 272016

Work continues

 

IIn the Water Plaza, the contractor continues to work on landscaping and architectural walls. They also continue to install utilities in the Arcades and to work on the bathrooms for this bay.

In the Jetty, the contractor continues to install drainage items and other utilities. They also continue to frame and pour the structural slab.

Backfilling operations continue in Room 6 along with utility installation. The contractor has also begun work on the ramp from upper Wacker Drive to the Riverwalk between Franklin and Lake Street.

The contractor will not work on Monday May 30, 2016 due to the Memorial Day holiday.


MAY 162016

Work continues

 

In the Water Plaza, the contractor continues to work on landscaping and architectural walls. They also continue to install utilities in the Arcades and to work on the bathrooms for this bay.

In the Jetty, the contractor continues to install drainage items and other utilities. They also continue to frame and pour the structural slab.

Backfilling operations continue in Room 6 along with utility installation. The contractor has also begun work on the ramp from upper Wacker Drive to the Riverwalk between Franklin and Lake Street.

The vendors will officially operate on the Chicago Riverwalk from May 30- November 1, 2016, though some vendors have already opened for the season.  For a list of 2016 Chicago Riverwalk vendors, click on the Chicago Fleet and Facility Management link on the right.

 

MAY 22016

Work continues

 

In the Water Plaza, the contractor continues to work on landscaping and architectural walls. They also began backfilling and pouring slabs in preparation for paver installation.

In the Jetty, the contractor continues to install drainage items and other utilities. They also continue to frame and pour the structural slab.

Backfilling operations continue in Room 6 along with utility installation. The contractor has also begun work on the ramp from upper Wacker Drive to the Riverwalk between Franklin and Lake Street.

 

APR 252016

Work continues

 

In the Water Plaza, the contractor continues to frame and pour landscaping and architectural walls. They are installing utilities for the water feature and the restrooms.

In the Jetty, the contractor continues to work on the structural slab and installation of utilities.

Backfill operations continue from Franklin to Lake Street.


MAR 182016

Work continues

 

In the Water Plaza, the contractor will complete the arcade slab and continue to install landscaping walls next week. Backfilling work started this week and will continue as foundation work finished over the next several weeks.

In the Jetty, the contractor is installing drainage items. They will continue to install the structural slab through the end of the month. Arcade work including electrical and plumbing rough-ins is ongoing in the Jetty.

Work on the new dockwall between Franklin and Lake Street will continue through mid-April. As the dockwall work progresses, the contractor will continue to backfill the area and install storm drains.

 

MAR 42016

Concrete slab installation contiues

 

The contractor continues to install the concrete slab and small walls in the Water Plaza. In the Jetty, the contractor is framing, installing rebar and pouring the concrete slab. Backfill work continues from Franklin to Lake Street. Utility work also continues in all three bays.

 

FEB 112016

Sheet piling for new dockwall complete

 

The contractor has completed the sheet piling for the new dockwall between Franklin and Lake Streets. They have started backfilling the new dockwall and will continue this work for the rest of the month.

The contractor continues to install the concrete slab and small walls in the Water Plaza. They also continue to install utilities in this bay. The contractor is working on the concrete slab in the Jetty. This work will continue into early spring.

 

JAN 182015

Sidewalk should open back up early next week

 

The contractor completed the last caisson at Wells Street over the weekend. They continue to restore the sidewalk on the Wells Street Bridge. Weather permitting; the sidewalk will open back up early next week.

The contractor continues to install sheet piling for the new dockwall between Franklin and Lake Street. This work will continue through early February.

The contractor continues to install the sheet piling cap and the concrete slab in the Water Plaza. This work will finish by the end of January. They also continue to install utilities in this bay.

 

JAN 42015

Wells Street East Bridge Sidewalk Closed 1/4-1/16

 

Work on the project started back up on Monday, January 4, 2016. The contractor will continue the installation of the foundations for the Wells Street underbridge connection. To install the foundations the east bridge sidewalk will have to be closed to pedestrians. The west sidewalk will remain open at all times. The east sidewalk will be closed to pedestrians from Monday, January 4, 2016 through Saturday, January 16, 2016. Due to coordination with the CTA most of this work will take place at night.  

The contractor continues to install foundations in the Water Plaza and the Jetty. Utility installation also continues in these two blocks.

 

DEC 142015

Wells Street Bridge Sidewalk Closure12/9 - 12/24

 

The contractor poured the first section of the sheet pile cap in the Water Plaza this week. They will continue to frame and pour the remaining portion of the cap through the end of December. The contractor continues to install plumbing items in the Water Plaza as well.

Piling installation continues in the Jetty. This work will continue through the end of December along with installation of new utility lines.

The sidewalk on the Wells Street Bridge was closed last week. The closure will continue through December 24, 2015 to allow the contractor to install the underbridge foundations.

 

DEC 212015

Wells Street Bridge Sidewalk will re-open 12/24

 

The contractor continues to install the sheet pile cap in the Water Plaza. They will continue to install plumbing items in the Water Plaza this week.

Piling installation in the Jetty will continue through the end of December along with installation of new utility lines.

The contractor completed one foundation at Wells Street last week. They are restoring the sidewalk on the west side of the Wells Street bridge and will re-open the sidewalk on December 24, 2015. The sidewalk on the east side of Wells Street will be closed starting on January 4, 2015 for installation of the remaining foundations. It is anticipated that this closure will be in place for two weeks.

No work is scheduled to take place on the Riverwalk from Friday December 25, 2015 through Sunday December 27, 2015

 

DEC 72015

Wells Street Bridge Sidewalk Closure12/9 - 12/24

 

The contractor is scheduled to pour the first section of the sheet pile cap next week. They will continue to frame the sheet pile cap and to install the arcade plumbing in this bay. In the Jetty, piling work continues this week.

The sidewalk on the Wells Street bridge will be closed starting on Wednesday. December 9, 2015 to allow the contractor to install the underbridge foundations. The sidewalk will re-open on Thursday, December 24, 2015.

 

NOV 242015

No work through the Thanksgiving holiday!

 

The contractor does not plan to work on the Riverwalk Project from Thursday, November 26, 2015 through Sunday, November 29, 2015. Work will resume on Monday, November 30, 2015.

Foundation work continues in the Water Plaza this week. The contractor also continues to install storm sewers in this bay. In the Jetty, the contractor is driving piles and preparing to work on the slab for the piers.

The contractor will continue to install caissons for the LaSalle Street underbridge next week.

 

NOV 92015

Caisson Installation for Jetty Piers Continues

 

The contractor will continue to install caissons for the Jetty piers and underbridge foundations this week. Caisson pours will continue for the next several weeks as drilling progresses. In addition to the caissons, the contractor will continue to install storm sewers in the Jetty.

The first concrete pour for the Water Plaza foundations will take place this week. The contractor will also continue to install the waler on the new sheet piling wall and to install storm sewers in this bay.

 

NOV 22015

Caisson Installation for Jetty Piers Continues

 

The contractor will continue to install caissons for the Jetty piers and underbridge foundations this week. Caisson pours will continue for the next several weeks as drilling progresses. In addition to the caissons, the contractor will continue to install storm sewers in the Jetty.

The contractor will continue to install the waler on the new sheet piling wall in the Water Plaza. Demolition of the existing dockwall will continue this week. The contractor will also continue to install storm sewers in this bay.

 

SEP 282015

Caisson Installation Continues

 

The contractor continues to install the caissons for the Jetty piers this week. The first caisson concrete was poured last Saturday. Caisson pours will continue for the next several weeks as drilling progresses. In addition to the caissons, the contractor will continue to install storm sewers in the Jetty this week.

Sheeting work in the Water Plaza is nearly complete. As this work finishes, the contractor will finish demolition in the Water Plaza and begin to backfill the area between the new sheeting wall and the existing dockwall.

Phase 2 of the Riverwalk is now open to the public. For the next several weeks the contractor will be carrying out minor punch list work in these three blocks. Most of this work will be performed during off hours to minimize the impact to visitors on the Riverwalk.

 

SEP 162015

Sheet Piling Contiues

 

The contractor continues to install sheet piling in the Water Plaza through next week. Once the sheeting is in place, they will begin to backfill the area between the existing dockwall and the new sheet piling.

The contractor completed the sheeting in the Jetty. The contractor is now installing storm sewers and the steel casings for the caissons which will support the Jetty piers. Once the casings are installed, the contractor will start drilling the caissons.

Phase 2 of the Riverwalk is now open to the public. For the next several weeks the contractor will be carrying out minor punch list work in these three blocks. Most of this work will be performed during off hours to minimize the impact to visitors on the Riverwalk.

 

AUG 312015

Sheet Piling Contiues

 

The contractor will continue to install sheet piling in the Jetty (Wells to Franklin Street) this week. The contractor started driving H-piles in the Water Plaza (LaSalle to Wells Street) last week. Both piling operations will continue through mid-September.

As piling operations progress, the remaining concrete demolition will continue between LaSalle Street and Franklin Street. The contractor will also start drainage work in the Jetty this week.

Phase 2 of the Riverwalk is now open to the public. For the next several weeks the contractor will be carrying out minor punch list work in these three blocks. Most of this work will be performed during off hours to minimize the impact to visitors on the Riverwalk.

 

AUG 242015

Sheet Piling Begins

 

The contractor will continue to install sheet piling in the Jetty (Wells to Franklin Street) this week. The contractor started driving H-piles in the Water Plaza (LaSalle to Wells Street) last week. Both piling operations will continue through mid-September.

As piling operations progress, the remaining concrete demolition will continue between LaSalle Street and Franklin Street. The contractor is also locating existing submarine facilities in advance of foundation work.

Phase 2 of the Riverwalk is now open to the public. For the next several weeks the contractor will be carrying out minor punch list work in these three blocks. Most of this work will be performed during off hours to minimize the impact to visitors on the Riverwalk.

 

AUG 142015

Sheet Piling Begins

 

The contractor started installation of sheet piling in the Jetty last week. This will continue through next week. The contractor mobilized a second crane this week in preparation for pile driving operations in the Water Plaza. This will continue through the end of the month.

Concrete demolition work between LaSalle Street and Franklin Street continues this week. The contractor is also locating existing submarine facilities in advance of foundation work. The contractor will also continue to remove the timbers for the existing dolphins.

Phase 2 of the Riverwalk is now open to the public. For the next several weeks the contractor will be carrying out minor punch list work in these three blocks. Most of this work will be performed during off hours to minimize the impact to visitors on the Riverwalk.

 

AUG 62015

Concrete Demolition Continues

 

Concrete demolition work between LaSalle Street and Franklin Street continues this week. The contractor is also locating existing submarine facilities in advance of foundation work. The contractor has begun removing the timbers for the existing dolphins.. It is anticipated that piling work for Phase 3 will begin the week of August 10, 2015.

Phase 2 of the Riverwalk is now open to the public. For the next several weeks the contractor will be carrying out minor punch list work in these three blocks. Most of this work will be performed during off hours to minimize the impact to visitors on the Riverwalk.

 

JUL 272015

Concrete Demolition Continues

 

Concrete demolition work between LaSalle Street and Franklin Street continues this week. The contractor is also locating existing submarine facilities in advance of foundation work. The contractor has begun removing the timbers for the existing dolphins. This work will continue through the end of July. It is anticipated that piling work for Phase 3 will begin in early August.

Phase 2 of the Riverwalk is now open to the public. For the next several weeks the contractor will be carrying out minor punch list work in these three blocks. Most of this work will be performed during off hours to minimize the impact to visitors on the Riverwalk.

For questions regarding Riverwalk operations and events contact the Department of Fleet and Facility Management.

For questions regarding the construction of the Riverwalk please Contact Us.

 

JUL 202015

Phase 3 is Underway

 

Phase 3 of the Riverwalk, between La Salle Street and Lake Street is underway. Concrete demolition work between LaSalle Street and Franklin Street continues this week. The contractor is also locating existing submarine facilities in advance of foundation work.

Phase 2 of the Riverwalk is now open to the public. For the next several weeks the contractor will be carrying out minor punch list work in these three blocks. Most of this work will be performed during off hours to minimize the impact to visitors on the Riverwalk.

 

JUL 132015

Phase 3 is Underway

 

Phase 3 of the Riverwalk, between La Salle Street and Lake Street is underway. The access to the Riverwalk between La Salle Street and Lake Street is now closed. Concrete demolition work between LaSalle Street and Franklin Street continues this week. The contractor is also locating existing submarine facilities in advance of foundation work.

Phase 2 of the Riverwalk is now open to the public.For the next several weeks the contractor will be carrying out minor punch list work in these three blocks. Most of this work will be performed during off hours to minimize the impact to visitors on the Riverwalk.

 

JUN 292015

Phase 3 is Underway

 

Phase 3 of the Riverwalk, between La Salle Street and Lake Street is underway. The access to the Riverwalk between La Salle Street and Lake Street is now closed. Concrete demolition work between LaSalle Street and Franklin Street starts this week.

Phase 2 of the Riverwalk is now open to the public.For the next several weeks the contractor will be carrying out minor punch list work in these three blocks. Most of this work will be performed during off hours to minimize the impact to visitors on the Riverwalk.

Public Way Closures:

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and Lake Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

 

JUN 222015

CHICAGO RIVERWALK IS NOW OPEN!

 

The River Theater, the Cove and the Marina Plaza are now open to the public. For the next several weeks the contractor will be carrying out minor punch list work in these three blocks.

Phase 3 of the Riverwalk, between LaSalle Street and Lake Street will get underway this week. The access to the Riverwalk between La Salle Street and Wells Street is already closed and the remainder will be closed this week.

Public Way Closures:

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

If you have any questions or need more information, please Contact Us

 

JUN 172015

CHICAGO RIVERWALK IS NOW OPEN!

 

The River Theater, the Cove and the Marina Plaza are now open to the public. For the next several weeks the contractor will be carrying out minor punch list work in these three blocks.

Phase 3 of the Riverwalk, between La Salle Street and Lake Street will get underway next week. The access to the Riverwalk between La Salle Street and Wells Street is already closed and the remainder will be closed next week.

Public Way Closures:

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

JUN 92015

CHICAGO RIVERWALK IS NOW OPEN!

 

The Riverwalk is now open from State Street to Clark Street. The River Theater is opening Friday, June 12, 2015!

The contractor will finish installation of precast steps and pavers in the River Theater this week.  With precast step installation reaching upper Wacker Drive, the contractor poured back the upper Wacker Drive sidewalk last Saturday. They will continue to install finish items and prepare to open this area to the public. In addition, the contractor is installing the limestone façade and landscaping items in the River Theater.


MAY 262015

Riverwalk Is Now OPEN!

 

The Riverwalk is now open from State Street to Clark Street. There will be work to install plantings along these two blocks as weather permits.

The contractor continues to install precast steps and pavers in the River Theater as well asl lighting and trench drains as the paver installation progresses. As precast step installation reaches upper Wacker Drive, the contractor will begin to restore the upper level sidewalk area. In addition, the contractor is installing the limestone façade and landscaping items in the River Theater.

 

MAY 182015

Installation of steps and pavers continues

 

The contractor continues to install precast steps and pavers in the River Theate. They will continue to install lighting and trench drains as the paver installation progresses. As precast step installation reaches upper Wacker Drive, the contractor is restoring the upper level sidewalk area. In addition, the contractor is installing the dockwall bumper, the limestone façade and landscaping items in the River Theater.

Installation of lighting and landscaping items continues in the Marina Plaza and the Cove. The contractor will also complete the bathroom finishes in the arcades this week.

The underbridges at Clark Street, Dearborn Street and State Street are progressing with installation of lighting and canopy cladding.

 

MAY 122015

Installation of steps and pavers continues

 

The contractor continues to install precast steps and pavers in the River Theate. They will continue to install lighting and trench drains as the paver installation progresses. In addition, the contractor will work on the tree pits and irrigation system in the River Theater this week.

Paver and wall installation continues in the Marina Plaza and the Cove. As the pavers and walls are complete, the contractor will continue with lighting and handrail installation. The contractor will also continue to install the bathroom finishes in the arcades this week.

The underbridges at Clark Street, Dearborn Street and State Street are progressing with installation of steel grating, guardrail, lighting and canopy cladding.

 

MAY 52015

Installation of steps and pavers continues

 

The contractor continues to install precast steps and pavers in the River Theater as well as lighting. They will also work on the tree pits and irrigation system this week.

Paver and wall installation continues in the Marina Plaza and the Cove. As the pavers and walls are complete, the contractor will continue with lighting and handrail installation. The contractor will also continue to install the bathroom finishes in the arcades this week.

The underbridges at Clark Street, Dearborn Street and State Street are progressing with installation of steel grating, guardrail, lighting and canopy cladding.

 

APR 272015

Installation of steps and pavers continues

 

The contractor continues to install precast steps and pavers in the River Theater as well as lighting. They will finish tree pit waterproofing this week.

In the Marina Plaza and the Cove, the contractor is working on the restroom finishes and installation of heaters and lighting items in the arcade. They will continue to install planter lighting, FRP and the irrigation system for the Marina Plaza tree pits this week.

The underbridges at Clark Street, Dearborn Street and State Street are progressing with installation of steel grating, guardrail, lighting and canopy cladding.

 

MAR 312015

River Theater Sloped Slab Completed

 

The sloped slab for the River Theater is now complete. This week the contractor will begin to install the waterproofing and start prep work for paver installation.

Installation of the precast pavers and walls continues between State and Clark Streets as well as the installation of the granite walls and stairs.

Work on the arcades continues to progress with drywall and bathroom tile installation. The contractor is installing electrical fixtures and mechanical and plumbing items in the arcades.

The underbridges at Clark Street and Dearborn Street are progressing with installation of pavers and stainless steel railings

MAR 172015

River Theater Sloped Slab Concrete Pour

 

Four out of nine sections of the sloped slab for the River Theater are now complete. The remaining five sections are scheduled to be complete early next week. In addition, the contractor continues to pour landscaping walls in the River Theater.

Installation of the precast pavers and benches is continuing between State and Clark Streets. In addition, the contractor continues to install the granite walls and stairs between State and Clark Streets.

Work on the arcades continues to progress with drywall and bathroom tile installation. In addition, the contractor is installing electrical fixtures and mechanical and plumbing items in the arcades.

The underbridges at Clark Street and Dearborn Street are progressing with installation of pavers and stainless steel railings.

MAR 92015

River Theater Sloped Slab Concrete Pours Begin

 

The first section of sloped slab for the River Theater was poured Saturday, March 7. The contractor has eight additional pours scheduled over the next two weeks to complete the River Theater sloped slab. In addition, they continue to pour landscaping walls in the River Theater.

Installation of the precast pavers and benches is continuing between State and Clark Streets. In addition, the contractor continues to install the granite walls and stairs between State and Clark Streets.

Work on the arcades continues to progress with drywall and bathroom tile installation. In addition, the contractor is installing electrical fixtures and mechanical and plumbing items in the arcades.

The underbridges at Clark Street and Dearborn Street are progressing with installation of pavers and stainless steel railings.

 

FEB 242015

Installation of precast pavers and benches

 

Installation of the precast pavers and benches continues between State and Clark Streets. In addition, the contractor continues to install the granite walls and stairs between State and Clark Streets.

The contractor will continue to form and pour the walls and stairs between Clark Street and LaSalle Street this week.

Work on the arcades continues to progress with glass installation nearly complete for the arcade store fronts. Drywall installation continues in the arcades along with the bathroom tile. In addition, the contractor will be installing conduit for electrical fixtures and mechanical and plumbing items in the arcades.

The underbridges at Clark Street and State Street are progressing with installation of pavers, concrete curbs and stainless steel railings.

 

FEB 162015

Installation of precast pavers and benches

 

Installation of the precast pavers and benches continues between State and Clark Streets. In addition, the contractor continues to install the granite walls and stairs between State and Clark Streets.

The contractor will continue to form and pour the walls and stairs between Clark Street and LaSalle Street this week. The first concrete pour for the sloped ramp is also scheduled for this week.


Work on the arcades continues to progress with glass installation nearly complete for the arcade store fronts. Drywall installation continues in the arcades along with the bathroom tile. In addition, the contractor will be installing conduit for electrical fixtures and mechanical and plumbing items in the arcades.

The underbridges at Clark Street and State Street are progressing with installation of pavers, concrete curbs and stainless steel railings.

 

 

FEB 92015

Installation of precast pavers and benches

 

Installation of the precast pavers and benches continues between State and Clark Streets. In addition, the contractor continues to install the granite walls and stairs between State and Clark Streets.

The contractor will continue to form and pour the walls and stairs between Clark Street and LaSalle Street this week. The first concrete pour for the sloped ramp is also scheduled for this week.


Work on the arcades continues to progress with glass installation nearly complete for the arcade store fronts. Drywall installation continues in the arcades along with the bathroom tile. In addition, the contractor will be installing conduit for electrical fixtures and mechanical and plumbing items in the arcades.

The underbridges at Clark Street and State Street are progressing with installation of pavers, concrete curbs and stainless steel railings.


JAN 202015

Installation of precast planter walls and pavers

 

Installation of the precast planter walls and pavers continues between State and Clark Streets. In addition, the contractor continues to install the granite walls and stairs between State and Clark Streets.

The contractor will continue to form and pour the walls, stairs and sloped ramps between Clark Street and LaSalle Street this week.

Work on the arcades continues to progress this week with glass installation nearly complete for the arcade store fronts. CMU wall installation continues in the arcades along with prep work for the bathroom tile. The contractor will also be installing conduit for electrical fixtures and mechanical and plumbing items in the arcades.

 

Public Way Closures:

The day of concrete placement, the north sidewalk of Wacker Drive and two westbound lanes of Wacker Drive will be closed to pedestrians and vehicles. We will maintain one westbound lane open at all times. The traffic lane and sidewalk closures will be between 7:00 PM and 6:00 AM during weekdays. 

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and Clark Street will remain close to pedestrians until December 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

JAN 132015

Installation of precast planter walls and pavers

 

Installation of the precast planter walls and pavers continues between State and Clark Streets. In addition, the contractor continues to form and pour the concrete walls, stair footings and planters in all three blocks.

Work on the underbridge structure for State Street will continue this week. The steel canopy for the Dearborn Street underbridge has been installed and the precast paver installation is underway. Installation of the guardrail for the underbridge at Clark Street will also take place this week.

The contractor will continue to install the frame for the arcade windows in the Marina Plaza this week. Glass delivery and installation is scheduled for this week in the Marina Plaza.

In addition to the items listed above, the contractor will be installing conduit for electrical fixtures in all three blocks.

 

DEC 292014

Installation of precast planter walls and pavers

 

Installation of the precast planter walls and pavers continues between State and Clark Streets. In addition, the contractor continues to form and pour the concrete walls, stair footings and planters in all three blocks.

Work on the underbridge structure for State Street will continue this week. The steel canopy for the Dearborn Street underbridge has been installed and the precast paver installation is underway. Work on the steel canopy and the granite paver installation under Clark Street continues this week.

The contractor will continue to install the walls for the arcade bathrooms. With the concrete slab and CMU walls complete, the contractor is proceeding with tile work and window installation in the arcades.

In addition to the items listed above, the contractor will be installing conduit for electrical fixtures in all three blocks.

.Due to the New Year’s Holiday, there will not be any work on the project on Thursday (01/01/15). Construction activities will resume on Friday (01/02/2015).

Public Way Closures:

The day of concrete placement, the north sidewalk of Wacker Drive and two westbound lanes of Wacker Drive will be closed to pedestrians and vehicles. We will maintain one westbound lane open at all times. The traffic lane and sidewalk closures will be between 7:00 PM and 6:00 AM during weekdays. 

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and Clark Street will remain close to pedestrians until December 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

DEC 32014

Installation of precast planter walls and pavers

 

Installation of the precast planter walls and pavers continues between State and Clark Streets. In addition, the contractor continues to form and pour the concrete walls, stair footings and planters in all three blocks.

Work on the underbridge structure for State Street will continue this week. The steel canopy for the Dearborn Street underbridge has been installed and the precast paver installation is underway. Work on the steel canopy and the granite paver installation under Clark Street continues this week.

The contractor continues to install the concrete slab and the masonry walls for the arcades. With the slab and walls progressing, installation of the restroom walls in the arcades continues. The contractor will start installing windows in the Cove and the Marina Plaza this week.

In addition to the items listed above, the contractor will be installing conduit for electrical fixtures in all three blocks.

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NOV 242014

Installation of precast planter walls and pavers

 

Installation of the precast planter walls and pavers continues between State and Clark Streets. In addition, the contractor continues to form and pour the concrete walls, stair footings and planters in all three blocks.

Work on the underbridge structure for State Street will continue this week. The steel canopy for the Dearborn Street underbridge has been installed and the precast paver installation is underway. Work on the steel canopy and the granite paver installation under Clark Street continues this week.

The contractor will continue to install the concrete slab and the masonry walls for the arcades. With the slab and walls progressing, installation of the restroom walls in the arcades will begin this week.

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, there will not be any work on the project on Thursday (11/27). Construction activities will resume on Friday (11/28).

 

NOV 132014

State Street underbridge installation continues

 

Work on the underbridge structure for State Street has been delivered will continue this week. The steel canopy for the Dearborn Street underbridge has been installed and the precast paver installation is underway.

The contractor continues installing granite pavers between Dearborn and State Streets this week.
The cap work and form work for walls, stair footings and planters continue this week. In addition, the contractor will continue to form and pour the riverwalk structural slab.

In addition to concrete work, the contractor will continue to install drainage items and electrical conduit and to backfill the area between the new and existing riverwalls. They will also continue the installation of the slot drain and sleeves for the irrigation system.

NOV 102014

State Street underbridge installation

 

The underbridge structure for State Street has been delivered and is in being lowered into the final position. The steel canopy for the Dearborn Street underbridge has been installed and the precast paver installation is underway.

The contractor continues installing granite pavers between Dearborn and State Streets this week.

The cap work and form work for walls, stair footings and planters continue this week. In addition, the Contractor will continue to form and pour the riverwalk structural slab.

In addition to concrete work, the contractor will continue to install drainage items and electrical conduit and to backfill the area between the new and existing riverwalls. They will also continue the installation of the slot drain and sleeves for the irrigation system.

 

OCT 272014

Granite paver installation begins

 

The contractor will start installing granite pavers between Dearborn and State Streets this week. They will continue installation of pavers for the Dearborn Street underbridge.

The cap work and form work for walls, stair footings and planters continue this week. In addition, the contractor will continue to form and pour the structural slab.

The contractor continues to install the underbridge canopy at Dearborn Street. In addition, the installation of the Clark Street caisson cap will continue for the next couple of weeks.

In addition to concrete work, the contractor will continue to install drainage items and electrical conduit and to backfill the area between the new and existing riverwalls. They will also continue the installation of the slot drain and sleeves for the irrigation system.

 

OCT 132014

Concrete work continues

 

The cap-work and form-work for walls, stair footings and planters continue this week. In addition, the contractor will continue to form and pour the structural slab.

The precast underbridge structure for Clark Street was delivered to the project on Wednesday. The installation of this structure will continue for the next couple of weeks. Placement of the concrete in the precast underbridge at Dearborm will also continue this week.

In addition to concrete work, the contractor will continue to install drainage items and electrical conduit and to backfill the area between the new and existing riverwalls. They will also continue the installation of the slot drain and sleeves for the irrigation system.


Public Way Closures:

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and Clark Street will remain close to pedestrians until December 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

SEP 152014

Precast underbridge installation continues

 

Installation of the precast underbridge structure at Dearborn Street continues this week.

The contractor continues to work to form and pour the sheet piling cap in all three areas. In addition, this week the contractor will begin the formwork and reinforcement bar installation for the structural slab. The contractor will also continue the form work for the walls, stair footings and planters.

In addition to concrete work, the contractor will continue to install drainage items and to backfill the area between the new and existing riverwalls.

Public Way Closures:

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and Clark Street will remain close to pedestrians until December 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

SEP 92014

Precast underbridge installation

 

The first of the precast underbridge structures was delivered to the project site this week. The underbridge structure is being installed under the Dearborn Street Bridge.

The contractor continues to work to form and pour H-pile concrete caps and the sheet piling cap in all three areas. In addition, this week the Contractor will continue preparation work for the structural slab in the River Theater and the Cove along with foundations for walls and planters in all three areas.

In addition to concrete work, the contractor will continue to install drainage items and to backfill the area between the new and existing riverwalls.

Public Way Closures:

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and Clark Street will remain close to pedestrians until December 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

SEP 22014

Focus shifts to caisson caps

 

With the last caisson installed for the underbridges, focus now shifts to the caisson caps for these structures. This week, the contractor will mobilize and install the precast portion of the caisson cap for the Dearborn Street underbridge.

The contractor continues to form and pour H-pile concrete caps and the sheet piling cap in all three areas. They also will continue preparation work for the structural slab in the River Theater and the Cove along with foundations for walls and planters in all three areas.

In addition to concrete work, the contractor will continue to install drainage items and to backfill the area between the new and existing riverwalls.

Public Way Closures:

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and Clark Street will remain close to pedestrians until December 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

AUG 252014

State Street Bridge open to traffic

 

The caissons under the bridge at State Street are now complete and the bridge is open to traffic. The last foundation caisson at State Street east will be installed east of the bridge this week. The contractor will also start installing the precast underbridge structure at Dearborn Street this week.

The contractor continues to work to form and pour H-pile concrete caps and the sheet piling cap in all three areas. In addition, this week the Contractor will start work on the structural slab in the River Theater and the Cove along with foundations for walls and planters in all three areas.

In addition to concrete work, the contractor will continue to install drainage items and to backfill the area between the new and existing riverwalls

Public Way Closures:

The day of the concrete placement in the caissons at State Street, the north sidewalk of Wacker Drive and two westbound lanes of Wacker Drive will be closed to pedestrians and vehicles. We will maintain one westbound lane open at all times. The traffic lane and sidewalk closures will be between 7:00 PM and 6:00 AM during week days.

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and Clark Street will remain close to pedestrians until December 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

AUG 112014

State Street Closure

 

State Street will be closed to traffic starting on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 and ending on Saturday, August 23, 2014. During this time, the remaining caissons at State Street will be installed.

The concrete deadman for all three blocks are complete. The contractor continues to work to form and pour H-pile concrete caps and the sheet piling cap in all three areas.

In addition to concrete work, the contractor will continue to install drainage items and to backfill the area between the new and existing riverwalls.

Public Way Closures:

The day of the concrete placement in the caissons at State Street, the north sidewalk of Wacker Drive and two westbound lanes of Wacker Drive will be closed to pedestrians and vehicles. We will maintain one westbound lane open at all times. The traffic lane and sidewalk closures will be between 7:00 PM and 6:00 AM during week days.

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and Clark Street will remain close to pedestrians until December 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

AUG 42014

Concrete Work Continues

 

The project is moving forward with forming and placing concrete for the structures that will support the riverwalk and brace the new riverwall. The concrete deadman for the River Theater and the Marina Plaza were poured on Saturday allowing the concrete contractor to switch focus to the H-pile and sheeting pile caps in all three blocks.

In addition to concrete work, the contractor will continue to install drainage items and to backfill the area between the new and existing riverwalls.

Public Way Closures:

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and Clark Street will remain close to pedestrians until December 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

JUL 282014

Concrete Work Continues

 

Last week the contractor completed the largest concrete pour to date when they poured the concrete deadman between Clark Street and Dearborn Street. Concrete work continues in all three blocks this week. Installation of the steel waler and tie-backs will continue this week also. In addition, the contractor will continue to install drainage items from State Street to La Salle Street. As drainage and concrete work progresses, the contractor will resume backfill operations.

Public Way Closures:

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and Clark Street will remain close to pedestrians until December 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

JUL 212014

Waler Installation Continues

 

Installation of the waler and tie-backs on the new sheet pile wall between La Salle Street and State Street continues this week. The contractor will also continue to install new drainage structures along the Riverwalk. In addition, formwork for construction of the sheet pile cap will continue this week. 

Public Way Closures:

The day of the concrete placement in the caissons at State Street, the north sidewalk of Wacker Drive and two westbound lanes of Wacker Drive will be closed to pedestrians and vehicles. We will maintain one westbound lane open at all times. The traffic lane and sidewalk closures will be between 7:00 PM and 6:00 AM during week days.

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and Clark Street will remain close to pedestrians until December, 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

JUL 142014

Caisson Work on State Street Begins

 

Caisson work under State Street will start this week. In order to complete the caissons, the State Street Bridge will be closed to vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle traffic for seven (7) days starting on Monday July 14, 2014 at 6AM. During the bridge closure two-way local traffic will continue on State Street between Kinzie Street and the bridge. The bridge will re-open on Monday July 21, 2014.

Installation of the waler on the new sheet pile wall between La Salle Street and State Street continues this week. The contractor will also continue to install new drainage structures along the Riverwalk. In addition, formwork for construction of the sheet pile cap will start this week.


Public Way Closures:

The day of the concrete placement in the caissons at State Street, the north sidewalk of Wacker Drive and two westbound lanes of Wacker Drive will be closed to pedestrians and vehicles. We will maintain one westbound lane open at all times. The traffic lane and sidewalk closures will be between 7:00 PM and 6:00 AM during week days.

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and Clark Street will remain close to pedestrians until December, 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

JUL 72014

Caisson installation continues

 

Caisson work under Clark Street will continue this week. In order to complete the caissons, the Clark Street Bridge will be closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic on Monday, July 7th at 7:00 AM. The bridge will re-open Wednesday morning.

Installation of the waler on the new sheet pile wall between LaSalle Street and State Street continues this week. The contractor will also continue to install new drainage structures along the Riverwalk.  


Public Way Closures:
The day of the concrete placement in the caissons at Clark Street, the north sidewalk of Wacker Drive and two westbound lanes of Wacker Drive will be closed to pedestrians and vehicles. We will maintain one westbound lane open at all times. The traffic lane and sidewalk closures will be between 7:00 PM and 6:00 AM during week days. 

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between LaSalle Street and Clark Street will remain closed to pedestrians until December 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between LaSalle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between LaSalle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

JUN 302014

Caisson installation continues

 

Caisson work under Dearborn Street will be complete today. The Dearborn Street Bridge will re-open to traffic Monday afternoon, June 30th, 2014. The caisson crew will continue to install caissons east of Dearborn and west of State Street.  It is anticipated that State Street will be closed starting July 7th, for installation of caissons under State Street.

Installation of the waler on the new sheet pile wall between La Salle Street and State Street continues this week. The contractor will also continue to install new drainage structures along the Riverwalk.  

There will be no work on the Riverwalk project Friday July 4th through Sunday July 6th due to the Fourth of July holiday.


Public Way Closures:
The day of the concrete placement in the caissons at Dearborn and State Street, the north sidewalk of Wacker Drive and two westbound lanes of Wacker Drive will be closed to pedestrians and vehicles. We will maintain one westbound lane open at all times. The traffic lane and sidewalk closures will be between 7:00 PM and 6:00 AM during week days. 

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and Clark Street will remain closed to pedestrians until December, 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The west bound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The west bound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

JUN 232014

Dearborn Street Bridge Closure - June 24

 

The Dearborn Street Bridge will be closed on Tuesday with the bridge leafs in the open position to allow for the completion of the underbridge caissons. During the bridge closure two-way local traffic will be allowed on Dearborn Street between Kinzie Street and the bridge.

  • The Dearborn Street Bridge will be closed starting at 7:00 AM on Tuesday, June 24th and will open by 8:00 PM Monday, June 30th.


Installation of the waler on the new sheet pile wall between La Salle Street and State Street continues this week. The contractor has begun installation of new drainage structures along the riverwalk and will continue with this work over the next few weeks. In addition, backfilling of the space between the existing riverwall and the new steel pile riverwall and dewatering operations continue between Dearborn Street and State Street.


Public Way Closures:
The day of the concrete placement in the caissons at Dearborn Street, the north sidewalk of Wacker Drive and two westbound lanes of Wacker Drive will be closed to pedestrians and vehicles. We will maintain one westbound lane open at all times. The traffic lane and sidewalk closures will be between 7:00 PM and 6:00 AM during week days. 

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and Clark Street will remain closed to pedestrians until December, 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

JUN 142014

Caisson Installation - June 17

 

The first caisson was installed at Dearborn last week. The contractor also placed two casings for the caissons under Clark Street last week. Work on these caissons will resume on Tuesday June 17, 2014. The Clark Street Bridge will be closed on the following dates for caisson installation:

  • Tuesday, June 17th at 7:00 AM and open by 8:00 PM Friday, June 20, 2014

Backfill and dewatering operations continue from LaSalle to Clark Street. The contractor is installing the waler onto the new sheet piling wall between LaSalle Street and Dearborn Street.


Public Way Closures:
The day of the concrete placement in the caissons at Clark Street, the north sidewalk of Wacker Drive and two westbound lanes of Wacker Drive will be closed to pedestrians and vehicles. We will maintain one westbound lane open at all times. The traffic lane and sidewalk closures will be between 7:00 PM and 6:00 AM during week days. 

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and Clark Street will remain closed to pedestrians until December, 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The west bound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM.

The west bound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between La Salle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

JUN 92014

Sheet Pilling and H-Pile Installation Complete

 

All of the sheet piling and H-piling work is now complete.  With piling work complete, the contractor is working on backfill and dewatering operations in all three blocks. In addition, the contractor will install the waler and tie rods for the new dockwall between Clark Street and Dearborn Street this week. Demolition of the existing dockwall cap continues through this week.

Installation of the foundation caisson under the Clark Street Bridge began last Friday and will continue this week. The Clark Street Bridge will be closed on the following dates for caisson installation:

  • Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 7:00AM and open by 8:00PM Friday, June 13, 2014
  • Tuesday, June 17 at 7:00AM and open by 8:00PM Friday, June 20, 2014


Public Way Closures:
The day of the concrete placement in the caisson at Clark Street, the north sidewalk of Wacker Drive and two westbound lanes of Wacker Drive will be closed to pedestrians and vehicles. We will maintain one westbound lane open at all times.

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between LaSalle Street and Clark Street will remain closed to pedestrians through December 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The west bound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between LaSalle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30AM and 3:30PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between LaSalle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00AM and 3:00PM.

 

JUN 22014

H-Piles Installation

 

All sheet piling is installed and will be driven to the final elevation next week. There are still H-piles that will be installed in the River Theater, the Cove and the Marina. This work will continue over the next week as the demolition of the existing Riverwalk cap progresses. With the sheeting in place, the contractor will continue to install backfill for the future Riverwalk. As backfill work progresses, pumping operations will continue in preparation for concrete work in each block. In addition, the contractor will begin to mobilize equipment for caisson installation. Drilling operations for the caissons east of Clark Street will start early next week.


Public Way Closures:
The day of the concrete placement in the caisson at Clark Street, the north sidewalk of Wacker Drive and two westbound lanes of Wacker Drive will be closed to pedestrians and vehicles. We will maintain one westbound lane open at all times.

The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between LaSalle Street and Clark Street will remain closed to pedestrians through December 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The westbound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between LaSalle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30AM and 3:30PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between LaSalle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00AM and 3:00PM.

If you have any questions or need more information, please Contact Us

 

MAY 92014

Pilling Work Continues

 

This week piling work continues in the River Theater, the Cove and the Marina. The project is on track to complete all piling work by the end of May. Removal of concrete for the existing Riverwalk will continue in all three blocks. In addition, the contractor will begin to mobilize equipment for the caisson drilling operation that will start the week of May 12th, 2014.


Public Way Closures:
The north sidewalk of Wacker Drive between LaSalle Street and Clark Street will remain closed to pedestrians through December 2014. Pedestrians are directed to the south sidewalk.

The west bound curb lane of Upper Wacker Drive between LaSalle Street and State Street may have daily temporary closures between 9:30AM and 3:30PM.

The westbound curb lane of Lower Wacker Drive between LaSalle Street and State Street will have daily temporary closures between 7:00AM and 3:00PM.

If you have any questions or need more information, please Contact Us

 

 

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