Electrical Customer Substation Phase 2: Work, impact April 13-17

| April 10, 2015
Electrical substation exterior

Work continues in preparation for the electrical customer substation.

Work continues for construction of the new electrical customer substation on the Webster Groves campus, which is an important step for constructing the new Interdisciplinary Science Building. The following Phase 2 updates outline the local impact of work scheduled for April 13-17.

Monday, April 13, and Tuesday, April 14: The contractor for the electrical customer substation will begin pulling the electrical cables through the underground ductbank and directionally bored conduits from the new electrical customer substation’s location along the south side of Garden Avenue to Manhole #4 by the Webster Village Apartments clubhouse. During this phase, there will be no pedestrian or vehicular interference.

Wednesday, April 14: The contractor will pull the electrical cable from the manhole by the Webster Village Apartments clubhouse to Manhole #10 by East Hall.

Thursday, April 15: They will pull the electrical cable from Manhole #4 to the existing manhole in the lawn by the University Center along Edgar Road. During this phase, one lane at Hazel Avenue and Garden Avenue will be blocked. The contractor will have a flagman present to direct pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

Friday, April 17: The contractor will pull the electrical cable from Manhole #13 by the Visual Arts Building to the existing manhole in the lawn of the University Center along Edgar Road. During this phase, they will have two parking spaces on Lot H blocked and a flagman present to help with directing pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

The Department of Facilities Planning and Management will keep the local Webster community informed as the Electrical Customer Substation work progresses. If you have any questions, please contact Jim Ward, project manager, at 314-246-7481 or via e-mail at wardji@webster.edu.

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