Broadway Streetscape Project

The Broadway Streetscape Project, with the goal of revitalizing the Lorain downtown corridor, is currently underway. Check back here for weekly updates on the project progress as well as new downtown development! 

Updates

Week of 2/11/2019:

  • Reinforcing steel installed, form work completed and concrete placed for the footings at 647, 506 & 502 Broadway. (Week of 2/4/2019)
  • 502 Broadway
    1. Strip forms from footing.
    2. Complete drainage trench and installation of new underdrain and sump
    3. Begin placement of reinforcing steel and formwork for the CIP concrete walls
    4. Core holes along building face for CIP concrete wall placement
  • 647 & 506 Broadway
    1. Strip forms from footings
    2. Begin placement of reinforcing steel and formwork for the CIP concrete walls
  • 436 & 440 Broadway
    1. Waterproof joints in CIP concrete walls.
  • Miscellaneous
    1. Verification at manholes for proposed drainage

Week of 2/4/2019:

  • 502 Broadway complete any formwork and resteel installation for the footing
  • 502, 506, 647 Broadway – Place concrete for wall footings at each location
  • 436 & 440 Broadway – Waterproof joints in wall
    1. Thickness of ceiling vault found to be only 4” to 6” thick, thickness of sidewalk.
  • 502, 506, 647 Broadway – Begin the installation of the resteel for the walls.
    1. Roof deck for the vault on 502 Broadway found to be 8” thick.

vault1

Week of 1/28/2019:

  • 711, 713, 715 Broadway Coal Chutes – complete
  • 763 Broadway – Coal Chute previously bricked up by owner. Further investigation required.
  • 657 Broadway – Per plan this was supposed to be a coal chute to close up. There ended up being 3 ea. separate openings that were larger than the plan coal chute. These areas cleaned out and blocked up.
  • 436 & 440 Broadway – Walls poured. Continuing cold weather curing for 1 more day. Waterproof membrane to be installed 14 days after concrete. Then backfill with Low Strength Mortar.
  • 506 Broadway – Area cleaned out. Scheduled to install resteel for the footer 2/1/19.
  • 647 Broadway – Area cleaned out. Scheduled to install resteel for the footer 2/1/19.
  • 502 Broadway –Prep work in the basement next week, but may be as early as 2/1/2019.

711 Broadway Coal Chute