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Look Ahead – Week of July 28 to August 10, 2019

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INTERIOR BUILDOUT WELL UNDERWAY

SPECIAL NOTE: Upcoming Grandview Avenue Road Closures

  1. Grandview Avenue will be closed to traffic on Saturday August 24th to stage a large mobile crane for the removal of the Tower Crane. The closure will commence at 4 am on 8/24 and continue until 6 pm when the last sections of the tower crane will be hoisted from the building.
  2. Grandview Avenue will be closed (a second closure) on Saturday, September 7th from 4 am to 5 pm to stage a large mobile crane to hoist the Wheaton Office Building’s cooling tower atop the building as well as other mechanical equipment.

Project Status

The project remains on-schedule for a May 31, 2020 substantial completion and is currently 68-percent complete.

Interior work including: mechanical, electrical, ducts, sprinkler, plumbing, and interior wall framing underway through the 9th floor. The exterior sheathing continues through the 12th floor. Window installation continues through the 10th floor. Storefront glass is installed along Triangle Lane where the new retail businesses will locate.

Building occupation and tenant move-in is scheduled during summer 2020.

Garage

Electrical, mechanical, and sprinkler installation nearly complete.

Painting is underway. Construction of the garage is 80-percent complete.

Office Building

First Floor

Concrete complete

Rough-in of mechanical, electrical, and piping underway.

Duct installation ongoing.

Stairs erected.

Interior walls are being framed.

Storefront glass installed along Triangle Lane at the retail spaces.

Glass-front installed at Reedie Drive.

Curtain wall framing installation underway.

Second Floor

Concrete complete

Rough-in of mechanical, electrical, and piping underway.

Duct installation ongoing.

A mock-up of the 2nd floor bathroom is underway.

Stairs erected.

Interior walls framing complete.

Curtain wall framing installation underway.

Third Floor

Concrete complete

Rough-in of mechanical, electrical, and piping underway.

Duct installation underway.

Interior walls framing complete.

Sprinkler installation underway

Exterior sheathing installation underway.

Waterproofing (blue skin) installation underway

Window installation complete, east elevation

Stairs erected.

Fourth Floor

Concrete complete

Rough-in of mechanical, electrical, and piping underway.

Sprinkler installation underway

Interior walls are being framed.

Exterior sheathing installation underway.

Waterproofing (blue skin) installation underway

Window installation complete, east elevation

Stairs erected.

Fifth Floor

Concrete complete

Rough-in of mechanical, electrical, and piping.

Sprinkler installation underway

Interior walls are being framed.

Exterior sheathing installation underway.

Window installation complete, east elevation

Waterproofing (blue skin) installation underway

Sixth Floor

Concrete complete

Rough-in of mechanical, electrical, and piping.

Tenant framing underway

Sprinkler installation underway

Exterior sheathing installation underway.

Window installation complete, east elevation

Seventh Floor

Concrete complete

Tenant framing underway

Exterior sheathing installation ongoing.

Rough-in of mechanical & electrical

Window installation complete, east elevation

Sprinkler installation underway

Eighth Floor

Concrete complete

Core framing underway

Sheathing installation complete/p>

Rough-in of mechanical & electrical, piping

Sprinkler installation underway

Window installation complete, east elevation

Ninth Floor

Concrete complete

Core framing underway

Duct installation underway

Sheathing installation nearly complete/p>

Rough-in of mechanical & electrical, piping

Sprinkler installation underway

Window installation complete, east elevation

Tenth Floor

Concrete complete

Duct installation underway

Main plumbing underway

Main electrical underway

Sheathing installation complete.

Window installation complete, east elevation

Eleventh Floor

Concrete complete

Duct installation underway

Main electrical underway

Main plumbing underway

Sheathing installation complete.

Window installation complete, east elevation

Twelfth Floor

Concrete complete

Main electrical underway

Main plumbing underway

Sheathing installation complete.

Window installation complete, east elevation

Thirteenth Floor

Forming and reinforcing started.

Fourteenth Floor

Concrete complete.

Progress July 22

July 31, 2019

Progress July 9

Interior piping and framing underway - floors 2-7

Penthouse

Concrete complete.

Utility Work

Sanitary sewer work along Veirs Mill Road will continue again this week this week. Sanitary sewer work will continue this week at night between the hours of 9pm and 5am and have little impact on traffic. This work is expected to wrap-up this week.

Town Plaza

The Town Plaza will include an amphitheater, stage, lighting, art work, Wi-Fi, bio-retention areas, landscaping, and elevated walkways to Georgia Ave (to the south) and to the WMATA tower connecting to the WMATA parking garage located on Veirs Mill Road.

The contractor is forming and placing foundation elements for the stage, bio-retention areas, and the elevated walkways. This work will continue over the next several weeks.

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Upcoming and Ongoing Activities:

  • Construction of the concrete building frame is now complete
  • Elevator equipment hoisted onto the rooftop
  • Generators hoisted onto the rooftop
  • Frame and pour Penthouse roof
  • Plumbing, electrical, and mechanical installations continues on floors through 11th floor
  • Interior wall framing on floors 4 through 8
  • Exterior sheathing installation complete through the 10th floor and climbing
  • Application of blue-skin waterproofing complete through the 9th floor and climbing
  • Sanitary sewer work in Veirs Mill Road (night work) will continue this week
  • Offsite material fabrications underway
    • Stone
    • Misc metals
    • Windows
    • Building skin
    • Chillers HVAC
    • Interior lights
  • Town Plaza (South of Reedie Drive)
    • Rough grading complete
    • Installation of storm drain lines continue
    • Drilling of micro-piles complete
    • Placement of concrete foundations for elevated walkways underway
    • Placement of concrete foundations for bio-retention areas underway
    • Placement of concrete foundations for stage underway
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