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Slinging sand and laying brick, even when it snows!

There's lots happening at the Richmond intersection this week. We're finishing up the hydro work we started last week, in addition to watermain testing and gas main work in front of Starbucks. There will be a pedestrian detour in effect at the northwest corner of Dundas and Richmond for a little while longer and we appreciate your patience while we get this done. It's a small intersection with a lot of utilities that need upgrades and repairs! open.

Brick Laying at its Best

As the weather clears up, brick work is progressing smoothly and quickly. Paving expert Mark O'Donnell explains how they're utilizing a special paving machine to help expedite the brick laying process in the video below:

As shown below, our crews follow the paving machine to tighten, align and set the bricks into final position.

Coffee for our Hardworking Crew

When things got a little snowy on Friday morning, crews were surprised with a visit from our neighbours at Fanshawe College who handed out coffee to the crew!

A Busy Weekend in our Core

And finally, a little advice from Downtown Jim as we brace ourselves for the busy weekend ahead.

Get 7 tips for a happier holiday commute by visiting london.ca/coreconstruction.

Below is a summary of Dundas Place construction for the week of November 5 and next steps for the week ahead.

Work Completed:

  • Topsoil at tree planters between Ridout/Talbot

  • Brick laying east of Talbot

  • Trench drain and concrete work between Talbot/Richmond

  • Watermain testing

  • Hydro installation at Richmond intersection

Work Anticipated Next Week:

  • Topsoil at tree planters between Ridout/Talbot

  • Brick work at roadway east of Talbot

  • Trench drain and concrete east of mid-block crossing

  • Watermain connection

  • More hydro work at Richmond intersection

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Dundas Place is the first transformational project in Our Move Forward, London's Downtown Plan and a 2019 core construction project. To learn more, visit: london.ca/coreconstruction

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