Thursday - October 22, 2015

Structural work continues for the plant’s new administration building

Second story shear walls

Backfilling around the edge of the sump

Information about onsite work includes:

Administration building – north of site

Crews have poured the second story slab for the administration building and, this week, have been working on the second story shear walls (pictured right). Over the next few weeks, structural steel and decking will be placed for the second story and framing for interior walls will be installed for the first story. During the structural steel work, neighbors may notice an intermittent metal-on-metal like noise as crews install the steel and rebar.

New filters – northwest of site

Large concrete pours are progressing for the filter walls, with several trucks arriving and departing the site. Crews have begun installing the shoring support for the suspended slabs in the northwest corner of the structure.

A concrete pour takes place for the filter walls. The large hole shown in the foreground is the excavated area for the washwater basin.


Washwater recovery basin – northwest of site

Last week, crews poured walls and a slab for the deep sump in the corner of the washwater basin and backfilled around the edge of the sump (pictured above).

Crews are now focused on forming and pouring the concrete slabs for the washwater basin. Pours are occurring about twice a week. During concrete pours, there is an increase in truck traffic on Kenthorpe Way.

Neighborhood construction meetings – next meeting Nov. 3 at 7:30 a.m.

The next neighborhood construction meeting will be held at Burgerville on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 a.m. Please attend to stay up-to-date on construction progress in West Linn and ask the project team questions.

Meeting schedule:

  • The first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 a.m., at Burgerville, 18350 Willamette Drive, West Linn.
  • The third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m., at the Robinwood Station, 3706 Cedar Oak Drive, West Linn.

Work hours

Work hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. The contractor will not be working on Saturday, October 31. Happy Halloween!

Site plan and glossary

Please refer to the site plan for locations of each structure or our glossary of terms for construction and operation of the WTP.

For the latest information, follow @LOTWater on Twitter. You can also drop-in to a neighborhood construction meeting or contact us.