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Progress Update, Week of January 22nd, 2024

During the week of January 22, the Gowanus Remediation Team (GRT) continued the RTA 1 Capping Operation.

Concrete mattresses were delivered and placed along the bed of the canal to create an armor layer. Mattresses were placed between Union Street and Carroll Street.

Controlled low-strength material (CLSM) was placed in the canal to fill gaps in placed mattresses.

Concrete was poured at the Degraw Street west bulkhead.

Divers were utilized to assess underwater conditions. 

Photos of construction activities are provided below.

Mattress placement in progress.
CLSM placement in progress.