Thursday, April 28, 2011

MedMart Construction Update: 04222011


Construction Update - 4/22/11

The demolition of the 113 Building was completed two weeks ago, the last structure of the five buildings scheduled for demolition on the West Block, located at the corner of St. Clair and Ontario. In three months, crews demolished the Justice Center parking deck, the Chicago Title and County Annex buildings, the Sportsmans Restaurant, and the 113 Building. Haul out activities continues and foundation demolition is scheduled to begin shortly. 
Demolition is also proceeding on schedule on the Convention Center and Malls B and C. On the north side of Lakeside Avenue, Mall C roof demolition is 95% complete. Interior demolition in existing Exhibit Halls C and D on the lower level of Mall C is roughly 85% complete. Demolition of the remaining stair tower and loading dock connector are scheduled to begin within the next week.
Demolition of the Mall B roof south of Lakeside Avenue is 95% complete with continued demolition of the topping slab. Micro-piles work continues under Lakeside Avenue and pre-cores for caissons continue on Mall B.
The Public Auditorium connector demolition is 75% complete. A new Public Auditorium switchgear room is more than 70% completed, including installing new conduit runs, studs, drywall, painting and equipment installation. Work also continues on Public Auditorium connector HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection systems.

Read more here: