RIDOT: Laurel Ave. Bridge Construction Update
From April 15-28, 2012 the following operations will be in effect:
Week of April 15
- Construction and dewatering continues on the south abutment by installing reinforcement steel and
placing concrete for splash pad and training wall. The micropile load test will be performed on the north
Week of April 22
- Construction will continue on the south abutment training wall. Work will begin on the north abutment for preparation of the dam and splash pad dewatering.
- The design‐build team of Cardi Corp‐CME engineers will continue with shop drawing development and
submittals, along with material procurements.
Design: Prepare and submit drawings for the structural steel, steel erection, bridge deck elements, precast elements and form work.
Construction: Continue construction of the south abutment training wall and stone fascia. Commence excavation, form and placement of the North abutment splash pad, the training wall and the stone fascia.
During construction, motorists and neighbors on Washington Street (Rte. 117), Pilgrim Avenue, and Laurel Avenue, and on the Coventry Greenway, should expect to see activity at any time. Noise may be experienced at times. Work on the bridge will be confined to the sections of Laurel Avenue already closed to through traffic.
For more information, contact RIDOT Customer Service at email@example.com or call 222‐2450 weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The above activities are weather dependent, and are based on the best information available to RIDOT at the time of this update.