Gas utility contractor relocation work ongoing near SR 79 utilizing both open
trench and directional bore methods of installation.
Utility construction-related traffic control and water quality protection present, but
ALDOT is not currently working on the project near SR 79.
No clearing or roadway construction activities have taken place on West End
near SR 79 to date.
East End (Station 2200 to Station 2235 at SR 75)
Clearing underway for road construction and haul road construction near SR75.
Disturbance and stabilization of site completed for about 3500 feet of project.
Soil Nail wall design and blasting plan under review by ALDOT.
30,000 tons of rip rap being placed for rock buttress near soil nail wall.
Harvesting of merchantable timber almost complete.
Permitted burning of non-merchantable woody debris from active work area
completed on April 30, 2014.
Excavation and drainage for haul road construction ongoing.
Temporary, permanent, and post-construction (BMPs) in place or under construction.
Construction entrances stabilized.
Disturbed areas temporarily stabilized with blown or hydraulically-applied
Sediment barriers installed at buffers, stream and construction limits.
Sediment Retention Barrier installed at several locations.
Five sedimentation basins with skimmers and baffles completed.
Five Level spreaders associated with permanent sedimentation basins
Temporary slope drains, diversion berms and swales, sumps and ditch checks installed near haul road area.
Cross drainage (48″ concrete pipe) completed near SR75.
Environmental Status this reporting period:
12 Rain Days: April 4 (0.33″), April 6 (0.06″), April 7 (4.27″), April 9 (0.06″), April 14 (0.79″), April 15 (0.85″), April 18 (0.13), April 22 (0.15), April 25 (0.11″), April 27 (0.55″), April 29 (2.32″), April 30 (0.78″)
Total rainfall approximately 10.13″
No water quality violations this month.
No air-quality permit violations by ALDOT or Jefferson County.
Inspection by ADEM performed on April 10, 2014. No major issues noted.