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Construction Update - 3/27/2020

The HSRB – II job site is continuing to perform work on site under modified site rules that take into account the latest recommendations from the CDC. The team will continue as long as project management feels that everyone on the job site can continue to do so safety. Week #2 of the slowdown presented new challenges with the shutdown/shelter- in-place order by the City of Atlanta. They are:

  1. No inspections by City of Atlanta of work underway. We are working around this by having 3rd party inspectors document the work in place under an agreement with our C of A building inspector.

  2. City of Atlanta is closed so we are unable to pay some permitting fee’s for plans recently submitted for review. We are reaching out to C of A for a work around.

Emory, JeDunn (the contractor) and HOK (the architects) are working to keep moving forward but are still assessing the short and long term impacts to the overall construction schedule resulting from the delays caused by the unusually wet weather, delays to the start of blasting resulting from reviews required by CSX railroad and now the COVID-19 Pandemic. Updates will continue to be posted to this web site. This past week's (3/23/20 to 3/228/20) scheduled work activities:

  • Blasts were conducted on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday afternoon. Blasts 26, 27, & 28.Pouring of footing and erection of base for the tower crane took place.

  • Erection of project tower crane will begin on Friday, 3/27/2020 @ 12:00 PM with the arrival and set up of the 360 ton mobile crane that will be used to erect the main tower crane. The erection activities for the main crane will begin on Saturday 3/28 morning until the afternoon of Sunday, 3/29/2020.

  • Excavation of G-1 level continues.

  • Hook up of temporary power to job site by Cleveland Electric & Ga Power.

  • Pouring of first section of footing for G2 level began

  • Installation of new fire water main across HSRB – I loading dock was completed.

  • Removal of canopy and stairs near HSRB – I café began.

Next week's (3/23/20 to 3/28/20) scheduled work activities:

  • Mass excavation of G-1 level will continue.

  • Drilling and rock removal is schedule to take place weather permitting.

  • Continue removal of canopy at HSRB – I Café

  • Installation of sanitary sewer ductile iron piping across Haygood drive near ambulance exit from CHOA begins.

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