1.8 min readBy Published On: September 23rd, 2021Categories: Living0 Comments on L Street Station Project Deconstruction Schedule

Big changes coming

The developers behind the L Street Station development aka the old Edison power plant – will start the demolition phase of construction by the end of 2021. A meeting was held this past week to go over the deconstruction and environmental clean up of the grounds.

Redgate and Hilco Redevelopment Partners will transform the plant into a 1.68 million- square-foot development with 635 units, 960,000 square feet of research and office use, 80,000 square feet of retail, 240 hotel rooms, and potentially up to 1214 parking spots. To learn more about this development visit here including community benefits.

Suffolk Construction has a website dedicated to the deconstruction. You can check it out here! 

Here’s a timeline of what’s in store:

Month 1

    • Mobilization and Site Preparation
    • Site Controls and Utility Disconnections
    • Regulated Materials Abatement on New Turbine Hall and outbuildings
    • Scaffold installation and inspection of the Masonry Stack

Months 1-3

    • Regulated Materials Abatement moves to the Coal Storage Area, 1898 Addition, Transformer House, and New Boston Building.
    • Deconstruction activities to commence on:
      • Masonry Stack, New Turbine Hall, Control Building, Intake and Filter Structures

Months 4-6

    • Regulated Materials Abatement will continue in Main Boiler house and the Switch house/Office Building.
    • Deconstruction will consist of work on:
      • Coal Storage/Boiler Room, Transformer Buildings, New Turbine Hall – Scaffold install to begin, Interior of New Boston Building

Months 7-9

    • Regulated Materials Abatement will continue in Main Boiler house.
    • Deconstruction will consist of work on:
      • Completion of the East Transformer Building and switch house
      • Continued work on the New Boston Building and scaffold installation to begin

Months 10-15

    • Regulated Materials Abatement will reach completion finishing in the 1922 Boiler house building.
    • Deconstruction will consist of work on:
      • New Boston Building Dismantlement
      • Start of deconstruction on the Main boiler House
      •  End of phase will begin Scaffold installation on the 1922 Boiler house

Months 16-19

    • Deconstruction will be completed to grade during this window
      • Completing work on the Main Boiler House and 1922 Boiler House
      • Below grade construction will be removed following superstructure removals throughout the site.

Month 20

    • Deconstruction will be complete; site grading and demobilization will occur.
    • Traffic and sidewalks will return to original configurations.

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