Monthly Construction and Environmental Update

West End (Station 2137 at SR 79 to Station 2190)

  • 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.
  • No clearing or roadway construction activities have taken place on West End.

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
  • Excavation and drainage for haul road construction ongoing.
  • Temporary, permanent, and post-construction (BMPs) remain in place.
    • Construction entrances remain stabilized.
    • Disturbed areas temporarily stabilized with blown or hydraulically-applied mulch.
    • 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, drainage sumps and ditch checks installed near haul road area.
    • Cross drainage (48″ concrete pipe) completed near SR75.
  • Approximately 400 feet of 8 x 6 foot box culvert installed near Station 2230.

Environmental Status this reporting period:

  • 7 Rain Days: May 9 (0.22”), May 10 (0.12”), May 14 (1.11”), May 17 (0.10”), May 18 (0.39) May 28 (0.10’), May 29 (1.08”)
  • Total rainfall approximately 3.12”
  • No water quality violations this month.