Update Week Ending June 8, 2012

Pre-Design Investigation

A Pre-Design Investigation (PDI) will commence on June 4, 2012 at the former Fulton Municipal Works MGP. The scope of work is being conducted under a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH)-approved Pre-design Investigation Work Plan (PDI WP). The work will be conducted in and on properties adjacent to the Gowanus Canal, in the vicinity of the former Fulton Municipal Works MGP. The work includes the installation of soil borings, monitoring wells, a utility survey and structural surveys to gather geotechnical data and further define the nature and extent of impacts.

The scope of work is presented in the PDI WP titled Fulton Municipal Works Former Manufactured Gas Plant Site, Final Interim Remedial Measure, Pre-Design Investigation Work Plan, dated March 2012.This document is available in the Key Documents/Major Reports section of this website.

Activities June 4 through June 8, 2012:

  • Completed utility surveys east of the Canal.
  • Began pre-clearing select boring locations.

Future (two week look-ahead) activities:

  • Commence installation of soil borings on properties east and west of the Canal.