Lucretia and Joseph Brown Elementary School Project

Project Update - May 26th, 2020

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Please see below project update for the Elbridge Gerry Elementary School:

  • Continue hauling the existing loam materials offsite.
  • Continue stripping and hauling of existing asphalt materials offsite. 
  • Continue with site prep and fills using onsite material at the South & West areas of the project site.    
  • Commence ledge crushing activities on the North end of the project site, adjacent to the wooded area.     
  • Site contractor will continue to support, stock pile and hauling of blasted and excavated rock onsite/offsite. 
  • Connection to the existing water main in Baldwin Road to be scheduled the week of 6/1/20.  This work will be scheduled with Marblehead Water & Sewer Department this week for proper & timely notification to the affected property owners as water availability will be affected for the day of the connection. 
  • Please see seperate post for this weeks ledge drilling & blasting schedule. 

Ledge Drilling & Blasting Schedule - Week of 5/25/20

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Please see below the ledge drilling and blasting schedule for the week of 5/25/20.

Monday 5/25/20:

  • MEMORIAL DAY - NO WORK

 

Tuesday 5/26/20:

  • Drilling activities to continue.
  • Two Blast Events Scheduled:
    • First Blast to occur between 10AM-12PM**
    • Second Blast to occur between 12PM-3PM**

 

Wednesday 5/27/20:

  • Drilling activities to continue.
  • Two Blast Events Scheduled:
    • First Blast to occur between 10AM-12PM**
    • Second Blast to occur between 12PM-3PM**

 

Thursday 5/28/20:

  • Drilling activities to continue.

 

Friday 5/29/20:

  • Drilling activities to continue.
  • Two Blast Events Scheduled:
    • First Blast to occur between 10AM-12PM**
    • Second Blast to occur between 12PM-3PM**

 

On all scheduled blast days a representative from the Marblehead Fire Department will be onsite for the blast event(s).

 

Please note the blasting signals have been posted on the project site fence at Gates A, B & C.  The signals required to be used are as follows:

  1. WARNING SIGNAL:           Three long whistles five minutes prior to blast signal.
  2. BLAST SIGNAL:                  Two whistles one minute prior to the shot/blast.

                                                                            BLAST OCCURS

  1. ALL CLEAR SIGNAL:          A prolonged whistle following the inspection of the blast area.   

 

**PLEASE NOTE THIS SCHEDULE IS TENTATIVE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO THE LEDGE/ROCK CHARACTERISTICS, DENSITY AND WEATHER CONDITIONS.

Early Morning Equipment Delivery - May 22, 2020

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On Friday morning May 22, 2020 there will be a delivery of equipment between the hours of 5AM-6AM.  The delivery trucks with the equipment will enter the project site through Gate C located on Dartmouth Road and will be turned off.  The offloading of the equipment will not occur until 7AM. 

Due to the size and weight of the equipment scheduled to be delivered Friday morning the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations requires the pieces of equipment to be transported between the hours of 3AM-7AM.  

This early morning equipment delivery has been communicated and coordinated with the Marblehead Police Department.

Ledge Drilling & Blasting Schedule - Week of 5/18/20

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Please see below the ledge drilling and blasting schedule for the week of 5/18/20.

Monday 5/18/20:

  • Drilling activities to continue.
  • Two Blast Events Scheduled:
    • First Blast to occur between 10AM-12PM**
    • Second Blast to occur between 12PM-3PM**

 

Tuesday 5/19/20:

  • Drilling activities to continue.

 

Wednesday 5/20/20:

  • Drilling activities to continue.
  • Two Blast Events Scheduled:
    • First Blast to occur between 10AM-12PM**
    • Second Blast to occur between 12PM-3PM**

 

Thursday 5/21/20:

  • Drilling activities to continue.
  • Two Blast Events Scheduled:
    • First Blast to occur between 10AM-12PM**
    • Second Blast to occur between 12PM-3PM**

 

Friday 5/22/20:

  • Drilling activities to continue.

 

On all scheduled blast days a representative from the Marblehead Fire Department will be onsite for the blast event(s).

 

Please note the blasting signals have been posted on the project site fence at Gates A, B & C.  The signals required to be used are as follows:

  1. WARNING SIGNAL:           Three long whistles five minutes prior to blast signal.
  2. BLAST SIGNAL:                  Two whistles one minute prior to the shot/blast.

                                                                            BLAST OCCURS

  1. ALL CLEAR SIGNAL:          A prolonged whistle following the inspection of the blast area.   

 

**PLEASE NOTE THIS SCHEDULE IS TENTATIVE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO THE LEDGE/ROCK CHARACTERISTICS, DENSITY AND WEATHER CONDITIONS.

Project Update - May 11, 2020

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Please see below project update for the Elbridge Gerry Elementary School:

  • Continue stripping and stockpiling existing loam materials onsite.  Scheduling process to haul the loam materials offsite is currently in progress. 
  • Continue installation of new underground water line.  Work to progress from Baldwin Road towards Dartmouth Road.  Connections to the existing water line(s) to happen at a later date and will be scheduled and coordinated with Marblehead Water & Sewer Department. 
  • Continue installation of new underground drainage lines and structures (catch basins and drainage manholes) on the South end of the project site.
  • Complete selective site grubbing and clean-up on the North end of the project site, adjacent to the Tower School property and wooded area.
  • Continue cut of existing soils on the North end of the project site, adjacent to the Tower School property and wooded area.   
  • Site contractor will continue to support, stock pile and hauling of blasted and excavated rock onsite/offsite. 
  • Please see seperate post for this weeks ledge drilling & blasting schedule. 
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