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2017 Construction update week of June 19

Engineer's Weekly Update


by Dave Van Duesen

Monday, June 19, 2017
Cell X06: MnDOT surveyors placed hubs. Blading operations. FWD testing on agg base.
Cell X24: MnROAD personnel placed conduit for sensor leads from handholes to inside lane.
Cell X39: Removal of in place concrete (porous overlay and original).
Cell X38: MnDOT surveys placed center line stakes.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Cell X06: CSM performed final trimming of aggregate base.
Cell X05: MnROAD personnel installed conduits from handholes through shoulder to pavement core holes.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Cell X24: FWD testing in mid lane. Trimming anticipated later today.


Cell X06: MnROAD personnel prepared for sensor installations. Longitudinal conduit between handholes were trenched and placed.
Cell X39: CSM excavating in place aggregate base.
Cell X38: CSM grading aggregate base.
Cell 88: CSM performing excavation of in place aggregate base.
Cells 27/28: Top soil stripping.

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Cell X39: CSM loading in place aggregate base and hauling off site. Begin to haul in clay loam fill.
Cell X06: CSM setting up paver in preparation for paving next week. MnROAD personnel installed subsurface and pavement thermocouple temperature assemblies.
Cell X38: Further grading work.
Cell X24: String line has been set and trimming completed.
Rain in the late morning cut construction activities short for the day.

Friday, June 23, 2017
CSM will likely continue working in Cells X38 and X39.
Cell X06: MnROAD personnel will continue installing sensors in preparation for Monday paving.

  • Look-ahead
    • See the attached look-ahead schedule provided by CSM .
    • Concrete paving in the Cell X06 series will begin early Monday morning, June 26, 2017. Cell 506 is scheduled first for Monday, with Cells 606, 706, and 806 following on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, respectively.
    • CSM will hold a concrete paving pre-activity meeting Friday, June 23, 2017 at 1 pm. Coordination and safety issues will be addressed. This meeting will be held on Cell X06. Any OMRR personnel or other visitors that plan on being present during paving are expected to attend this. Note that there will also be a review provided prior to commencement of paving early in the morning, Monday, June 26, 2017.
    • Concrete paving in the Cell X24 series (early loading tests) is anticipated Wednesday, July 5, 2017.
    • Refer to the attached schedule for timing of other activities.
    • At this time, CSM expects to place new aggregate subbase and base materials in Cells 127/227, 128/228, and 185/186/188/189 in mid-August. I will keep this group apprised of the progress of excavation activities in these areas.

Photos

Cell 6: MnDOT surveyors placed hubs. Blading operations. FWD testing on agg base.

Cell 24: MnROAD personnel placed conduit for sensor leads from handholes to inside lane.

Cell X06: CSM performed final trimming of aggregate base.

Cell 38: MnDOT surveys placed center line stakes.

Cell X05: MnROAD personnel installed conduits from handholes through shoulder to pavement core holes.

Cell X24: FWD testing in mid lane. Trimming anticipated later today.

Cell X06: MnROAD personnel will continue installing sensors in preparation for Monday paving.

Cell X39: CSM excavating in place aggregate base.

Cells 27/28: Top soil stripping.

Cell X06: CSM setting up paver in preparation for paving next week. MnROAD personnel installed subsurface and pavement thermocouple temperature assemblies.

Cell X24: String line has been set and trimming completed.

Cell X05: MnROAD personnel installed conduits from handholes through shoulder to pavement core holes.

Cell X06: CSM setting up paver in preparation for paving next week.

Cell X06: MnROAD personnel installed subsurface and pavement thermocouple temperature assemblies.

Cell 88: CSM performing excavation of in place aggregate base.

Cell X06: CSM setting up paver in preparation for paving next week.