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Most pipeline for the project is installed in the public right of way. There is an exception, where the pipeline tunnels under the Willamette River. Read the What to Expect During Construction handout (781 kb, May 2014) for more detailed maps and information about the construction process.

For a project construction schedule map visit the About the Partnership page

Field Updates

Friday - February 20, 2015

Construction moving steadily along in West Linn

West Linn Pipeline Construction Update

This update includes construction work in the following areas. Read more for specific information on each location:

  • Highway 43 – Crews moving steadily along near Shady Hollow Way
  • Mapleton Drive – Exploratory digging to begin in March
  • Open for business – Businesses along Highway 43 remain open during construction

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Thursday - February 19, 2015

Microtunnel machine to begin boring under River Road and McLoughlin Boulevard

Crews installing a temporary well at the microtunnel site

Gladstone Pipeline and River Intake Construction Update

This update includes construction work in the following areas. Read more for specific information on each location:

  • River Intake Pump Station (RIPS) - testing continues, commisioning to begin!
  • Meldrum Bar Park pipeline work - continues next week through the ballfield parking lot
  • Microtunnel at Jensen Road pathway - tunnel boring machine to begin soon

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Friday - February 13, 2015

Waluga Reservoir coming together inside and out

Mixing manifold and pipe supports

Waluga Reservoir 2 (WR2) Construction Update

Mixing manifold

Crews have removed the scaffolding and shoring inside the WR2 that were needed to support the roof and have hauled the materials off site. Over the next few weeks, they will install the reservoir’s mixing manifold and pipe supports.

WR2 wrapping and roof

The cable wrapping of WR2 is complete and the last of the shotcrete has been applied. Crews are now working on the roof to install the remaining roof hatches as well as the lightning proctection.

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Friday - February 13, 2015

Exploratory digging begins near downtown Lake Oswego

Crews place temporary paving over their work area near Holy Names Drive.

Lake Oswego Pipeline Construction Update

This update includes construction work in the following areas:

  • Exploratory digging - McVey Avenue; Green, Durham and State Streets; Foothills Road
  • Chandler Road/10th Street - pipe installation expected to begin in March
  • Finishing items - Waluga Park to Chandler Road
  • Highway 43 nighttime construction - continues near Furman Drive

For the most up to date information on construction and road closures, follow @LOTwater on Twitter, visit work underway, or contact us.

 

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Thursday - February 12, 2015

New chemical tanks installed at the WTP this week

Chemical tanks

Work occurring on the new structures and across the site includes:

Chemical and electrical buildings - center of site

Crews finished applying the protective coatings on the interior of the chemical building and, this week, installed six large chemical tanks within the structure (pictured right). Work will now begin to install chemical piping systems and electrical connections.

For the electrical building, crews have installed the lower level of the HVAC system and electricians are working inside the structure. Over the next few weeks, crews will begin placing the brick veneer, siding panels, and roof panels.

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