Some aspects of the project have been affected by COVID-19. Staff is working with the contractor to determine the extent of impact on the project schedule.
In response to the recent protests, the contractor has had to clear construction materials and debris from worksites each day to ensure the safety of protestors and police officers. Staff is working with the contractor to determine the potential impact of these events on the project schedule.
End-of-line trackwork has been installed at French Street on the western end of the alignment. The project team is awaiting a final quality control release from the trackwork manufacturer in order for work to continue. Preparation of the ground for end-of-line trackwork at Sunnyside Avenue is complete and awaiting the installation of the trackwork. The trackwork manufacturer must be on-site to perform a quality control evaluation during the setting of the trackwork at Sunnyside Avenue. Due to COVID-19, the scheduling of the out-of-town manufacturer's representative has been rescheduled for later this month.
The contractor continues median, planting strip and other related roadway work in the Uptown area.
Most of the poles for the overhead wiring system have been installed, with 20% more remaining at various locations along the alignment.
Construction on the Hawthorne Lane bridge continues. Concrete work, including medians, sidewalks, approach slabs and bridge sides, will continue through July.
Six vehicles and seven substations are in various stages of testing.