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Progress Update, Week of September 27, 2021

During the week of September 27 the Gowanus Remediation Team continued removing sediment near the east side of the Union Street Bridge. Sediment is being removed using a vacuum truck staged on the deck of the bridge.

GRT workers continued removing an obsolete cofferdam structure located in the canal near Douglass Street. This structure is being removed using a crane staged upland on Douglass Street. There is a partial road closure in place at the end of Douglass Street near the bulkhead that extends for seventy five (75) feet west toward Bond Street. While the closure is in place the roadway and sidewalks within the work zone will be inaccessible to vehicular and pedestrian traffic.

Photos of construction activities are provided below.

Exposing sections of the cofferdam below the mudline using an excavator.
Moving a removed sheet pile to a mini hopper barge.
Continued removal of sheet piles at the cofferdam.
Placing a removed sheet pile into a mini hopper barge.