November, 2015 Update to Willits City Council

WILLITS BYPASS PROJECT
2015 CONSTRUCTION SEASON
NOVEMBER 2015 UPDATE

The following is a summary of the construction activities that have been completed up to November 20, 2015

  • Contractor has completed approximately 87% of work on the project.

South Segment (Beginning of Project to Center Valley Road) – STA”A”96+00 to 149+00 (3.3 miles):

  • Paving is completed to the Viaduct with the exception of the Open Grade Friction Course.IMG_9073
  • Metal Beam Guard rail is expected to be installed this winter weather permitting.
  • Majority of Asphalt Dike is completed. The remainder will be completed in 2016
  • The Drainage systems are complete and functioning.
  • Electrical conduit is being installed for street lighting and CCTV cameras.
  • Right and left bridges for 101/20 Separation are complete, except for joint seals, and deck grooving. These items of work should be completed by January 2016.
  • All Haehl Creek bridges are complete except for grinding, grooving and joint seals. These items are expected to be complete by January 2016.
  • East Hill Road Undercrossing Bridge is complete except for joints, and deck grooving.
  • North Haehl Creek Bridge is complete except for, joint seals, and deck grinding.
  • Baechtel Creek Retaining Wall is complete.
  • Permanent erosion control is nearly complete. It is expected to be completed by early December.
  • Temporary erosion control is installed in all areas that do not have permanent.

Floodway Viaduct – STA “A” 149+00 to 167+50 (1.2 miles):
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  • The Floodway Viaduct is essentially complete except for grinding, grooving and joint seal assemblies.
  • The Concrete finish work will be performed in the summer of 2016.

North Segment (Viaduct to End of Project – STA “A” 167+50 to 191+10 (1.5 miles):

  • Drainage systems are complete with the exception of some inlet grate assemblies which will be installed after paving.IMG_9116
  • Imported fill from the Viaduct to the Northern tie-in is complete. Tie-in grading is expected to be complete by mid-June 2016
  • Quail Meadows Overhead and Under Crossing bridges are complete except for deck grinding/grooving and joint seals.
  • Upp Creek Main Line, Upp Creek SB off Ramp, and Upp Creek NB on Ramp bridges are complete except for joints and grinding and joint seals.
  • Except for grinding, grooving and joint seals, all mainline and north interchange bridges are expected to be complete by the end of October 2015.
  • Utility relocation work is ongoing.
  • Erosion control is being installed, monitored and maintained at all locations.
  • Aggregate Base is being partially installed north of the viaduct. Final completion will take place in the spring of 2016 when weather permits.
  • Completion of final grading and paving will be performed in 2016, after fill settlement is complete.
  • Electrical conduit is being installed for street lighting and CCTV cameras.
  • The temporary Active Treatment System for stormwater sediment control is expected to be completed and functional by November 25, 2015