Reinforcing Lake Wall and Pouring Foundation october 26 - november 7, 2020

Focus this week was on adjusting and supporting the lakefront and island walls, prepping for the island railings, and continuing with foundation concrete pouring. Additionally, construction site clean up and roadway clearing for subgrade preparation was done.

October 26, 2020

  • Bridge from mainland set, awaiting railing installation
  • Cut forms for island handrail
  • Continued with adjustments to brick wall
  • Roadway fill and subgrade preparation

October 27, 2020

  • Foundation work and concrete pouring continues on Building CJ
  • Roadway swept
  • Checked block alignment for island railing forms
  • Roadway fill and subgrade preparation

October 28, 2020

  • Roadway fill and subgrade preparation
  • Excavation along wall for island railing forms

October 29, 2020

  • No rebar installments
  • Industrial not onsite for two days
  • Adjusted wall again - vibrations from equipment moves the top two layers; addressing this issue
  • Set wall-top block alignment in preparation of island railing foundation
  • Cut island railing formwork

October 30, 2020

  • Vacuumed stone out of upper blocks in preparation of filling cells with concrete to mesh with geogrid

November 2, 2020

  • Placed wood along the wall to act as a barrier for concrete pour into the brick
  • Removed wood debris from foundation areas
  • Built more rebar sections

November 3, 2020

  • Concrete poured on Building C-J (began at 1 a.m. and poured approximately 600 cubic yards; completed around 11 a.m.)
  • Smoothed concrete and pulled wood stakes
  • Adjusted stone with wood sheets in place
  • Moved some stone back to island
  • Discovered a hole in road and curbing; working on repair

November 4, 2020

  • Concrete truck was 2 hours late to site for concrete pouring into wall
  • Smoothed concrete as pouring continued along full wall and island
  • Dug another foundation section on East side of Building C-J
  • No rebar work being done on Building C-J
  • Waited for concrete to set

November 5, 2020

  • Removed wood walls around poured concrete on Building C-J
  • Cleaned up chunks of concrete around wall
  • Placed half pipes back in place for future railing poles.
  • Continued digging new foundation area

November 6, 2020

  • Inserted a support pipe where concrete will sit and pole will lock into
  • Poured stone behind the wall and pipes
  • No foundation work being done, only clean up