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Storm Drainage Project Update – 03.27.12

Good afternoon!  Please find below the status of work for the Allandale Storm Drain Improvements

Completions Prior Week:

  • Curb and gutter and driveways construction were completed on the west side of Bull Creek between Shoal Creek and 2222, with the exception of a 40 foot section at the corner of 2222 and Bull Creek and one driveway on the east side of Bull Creek.
  • Traffic control was installed on Saturday, March 24 for work on Bull Creek north of 2222

Rain Days:   Tuesday, March 20 and Wednesday, March 21

Upcoming:

Nasco

  • Completion of the water line on Nasco is schedule this week starting on Tuesday, March 27 and ending on Thursday, March 29.  Construction on the water line will require a full closure of Nasco from 2600 White Horse to 6411 Nasco.
  • The completion of storm drain lines on Nasco is contingent on the activation of the new water line and service lines:  this requires testing, chlorinating, and joining the new system into the existing water system at White Horse and Cavileer.

Take 5 minutes to show support for Burnet sidewalks

What follows is a note from Steven Zettner, Sustainable Neighborhoods:

The 2012 bond process is entering the critical phase, when decisions will be made about how much money to recommend for each project.

It's critical that we keep up the great visibility for the Burnet and N Lamar corridor improvement projects over the coming month.

1. Forward this email to friends, neighbors, and parents of school children
2. Take five minutes to fill out this online survey:

http://www.austintexas.gov/online-form/bond-development-survey

In the second half of the survey, you'll be asked to list ten projects that you support. We're asking people to support the following projects:

#13 – Burnet Rd Corridor Improvements
#21 – N Lamar Corridor Improvements
#88 – N Lamar Streetscape & Roadway Imprv/Research to Rundberg

Storm Drainage Project Update – 03.20.12

Good afternoon!  Please find below the status of work for the Allandale Storm Drain Improvements

Completions Prior Week:

  • Installation of a storm trunk line on Nasco from 2600 White Horse (Nasco side of corner) to 6411 Nasco has been completed.
  • Work was completed on the subgrade and cement slurry on Bull Creek south of 2222
  • Mixing of cement from Shoal Creek to Northland on Bull Creek
  • Driveways on the west side of Bull Creek have been completed between Shoal Creek and 2222.

Rain Days:   No rain days last week. However, please note that with the rains this week, this schedule may be delayed one-two days.

Upcoming:

Nasco

  • Work on the water line on Nasco will begin after completion of the storm drain trunk line.  This work is expected to begin on Wednesday, March 21 and will continue into the following week.  Construction on the water line will require a full closure of Nasco from 2600 White Horse to 6411 Nasco.
  • The completion of storm drain lines on Nasco is contingent on the activation of the new water line and service lines:  this requires testing, chlorinating, and joining the new system into the existing water system at White Horse and Cavileer.


Free Business Workshops, 3/26-3/30

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Central Texas Electric Lawnmower Program

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