Weekly Update – Week Ending June 01, 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 May 28 through June 1, 2012:

  • Completed an initial site visit in preparation of the upcoming field mobilization.

Future (two week look-ahead) activities:

  • Commence utility survey and pre-clearance of select boring locations.
  • Commence installation of borings on properties east of the Canal.