File photo by Patrick Robinson
The main holding tank for the Barton Street Pump Station is designed to hold 1 million gallons of wastewater overflow.

October update for Barton Pump Station construction (with video)


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Information from Kristine Cramer with King County's Wastewater Treatment Division:

Barton Pump Station October Construction Update

King County is documenting construction techniques, including last winter’s sheet pile driving at the Barton Pump Station. Watch the video here: (or above)

As construction moves forward, King County will be providing monthly project updates to keep the community informed. We will continue to notify the community and ferry commuters should any ferry lane closures or work requiring additional notification occur.

Previous work
Work over the past month has focused on rebar and concrete placement in order to:
· Continue forming walls in the pump station and valve room.
· Finish exterior walls in the odor control room.

Upcoming activity
Over the next month, you’ll see:
· More trucks coming in and out of the site; crews will continue to move traffic through the site in coordination with the ferry terminal.
· Continued rebar and concrete placement work to form interior walls in the new pump station as well as interior walls and vent shafts in the odor control room.

What to expect
· Work hours typically 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
· Flagger to move traffic through site and in and out of ferry terminal entrance.
· Heavy equipment on site.
· Noise and dust typical of a construction site.

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