Construction Updates for the Week of November 27,2017

Following is a summary of main work items performed recently:

  • Completed reconstruction of the levees in ponds C, D and E, utilizing geo-grid.
  • Placed the finish soil over the reconstructed levee slopes.
  • Completed excavation and forming the deep water channels in ponds C, D and E.
  • Completed construction of the island in pond C and partial construction of the island in pond D.
  • Removed three of the existing canal gates and began piping extensions.
  • Cut/fill and grade pond bottoms to correct elevations.
  • Wallace-Kuhl (field geotechnical) took in-situ density tests and moisture contents for compacted levee and island construction.

Upcoming work:

  • Complete construction of the island in pond D.
  • Install pipe extensions at water control structures and canal gates.
  • Refurbish and reinstall existing canal gates
  • Install rip rap at water control structures and canal gates.
  • Final grading of pond bottoms to correct elevations.
  • Begin hardscape installation (retaining wall, basking logs etc.).
  • Begin installation of erosion control blanket on levee slopes.
  • Begin planting and seeding.