Meadows of Dan: Quarterly Report—03/31/2004

 Route 58 Corridor from Hillsville to Stuart

Quarterly Report

Period

 December 15, 2003 thru March 31, 2004

 Quarterly Report Summary

This initial quarter of the project included contract signing and execution on December 15, 2003.  Pre-construction activities such as design and permit transfers and actual start of construction activities commenced immediately following the contract signing.  Team members have been busy working to meet the schedule to ensure successful completion of this phase of the project.

All required plans, such as safety, environmental control and quality control have been submitted, reviewed and approved.  Implementation of these plans is ongoing with the pre-construction and construction activities currently in progress.  Initial CPM/Payment Schedule and subsequent monthly CPM/Payment Schedule updates are being maintained and transmitted as per the contract.

Roadway grading plans for all work areas have been completed and approved.  Blue Ridge Parkway bridge final design has been reviewed and approved by the Blue Ridge Parkway designer.  Comments from the review process are in the process of being incorporated into final set of complete plan documents.  

Permit transfers have been completed.  A minor permit modification has been submitted to both Virginia DEQ and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for their review.  Permit obligations such as bog turtle surveys and other pre-construction monitoring have been completed for any work areas where construction activities have started.

Project team has increased by adding the following:  HNTB for design and construction inspection; Byer, Bennett & Associates, P.L.C. to perform survey and layout; D&W Fence to furnish and install the fence; Environmental Erosion Control to furnish and install erosion control items; Greenhorne & O’Mara, Inc. for asbestos abatement, abatement air monitoring and demolition of existing structures (G&O is managing their two subcontractors for this work); Gregory Seeding & Landscaping, Inc. for the seeding; Hanson Pipe & Products to furnish the concrete pipe and drainage structures; Lane Enterprises to furnish metal pipe and drainage structures; Manna Corporation to furnish and install the box culverts; Protection Services, Inc. to furnish and install the MOT signing and temporary pavement markings; RSG Landscaping & Lawn Care, Inc. to furnish and install the landscaping and wetlands mitigation plantings and soil amendments; Salem Stone Corporation to furnish the aggregates/stone; and West Contracting Inc. to perform the clearing and grubbing for the project.

Construction started on March 1, 2003 as scheduled in Work Areas #1 (West End of project to Station 762+50) and Area #2 (Station 762+50 to 780+00 –Blue Ridge Parkway).  These construction activities include installation of  MOT signing, survey and layout, Phase I erosion control, clearing and grubbing, asbestos abatement and demolition of existing structures and prepping disposal areas along with the start of excavation in Area #1.  Installation of temporary pipes at Station 761+00 for the box culvert culvert construction was also started.

The project is meeting the current schedule with substantial completion of December 15, 2005. 

There were no material disputes or claims, actions or assertions against Contractor, the Project or Project Right of way, or Lien claims or stop notices file or threatened to be filed by any Person for the period.

 The following attachment is a graph depicting the actual cumulative payment applications and the maximum cumulative payments allowed by contract.

Also find attached are project progress photos. 

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Quarterly Report

Period from December 15, 2003 thru March 31, 2004

Date: 3/26/04

Time: 1:04 PM

Photo Sta.: #1

Approximate Location – west end of project on north side of existing Rte 58

Direction Facing: East

Production Photo

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Quarterly Report

Period from December 15, 2003 thru March 31, 2004

Date: 3/26/04

Time: 1:11 PM

Photo Sta.: #3A

Approx. location – west end of project @ outfall end of stormwater management basin #1

Direction Facing: North East

E&S Photo

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Quarterly Report

Period from December 15, 2003 thru March 31, 2004

Date: 3/26/04

Time: 1:20 PM

Photo Sta.: #3

Approximate Location – west end of project on Route 600, south of exist. Rt. 58

Direction Facing: West North West

Production / E&S Photo

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