Faithful readers will have seen earlier posts showing the excavation under the Somerset Viaduct, the placing of the new multi-user path underpass precast sections, and most recently, their waterproofing.
Here’s what’s been happening lately:
This version of the Canadarm pumps cement right to where the workers want it, when cement mixers cannot get close enough.
The arm reached right over the hole, and down the outside of the viaduct walls, to pump cement into reinforcing walls on the exterior of the viaduct:
Meanwhile, on the inside of the viaduct, workers installed the last of the tunnel waterproofing and drainage pipes, and started backfilling the hole:
And by yesterday, even the top of the tunnel roof is no longer visible. In fact, the large power shovel is parked on top of the bike tunnel: