This update was released earlier in the month, we are just getting around to posting it now though, oops!
An aerial view of the Intermodal project.
The Intermodal Facility is 78% complete and on schedule for opening in Fall 2010. Framing, painting, and other finish work is now the focus as well as final permitting inspections.
Terminal End Improvements (TEI)
A view of the TEI work underway. Escalator finish work is visible.
At the terminal end, drywall is being installed on both ceilings and walls at all levels with subsequent priming and painting. Rough-ins for communication and sprinklers under escalators is ongoing. On site testing for air handling units began in May. At the TEI bridge ceiling metal panel and light fixture installation is complete. Escalator finish work continues. On the exterior of the bridge parapet metal framing is ongoing, with installation of aluminum sun shade on the curtain wall glass. Installation of metal panels and curtain wall glass at the TEI stair tower are near completion.
Moving sidewalk sections being assembled
The exterior of the Skywalk structure is almost complete. Painting of the stairway at the knuckle is underway. Overhead mechanical equipment has been painted. Installation of center panels and hangers for stretch fabric ceiling is ongoing. Caulking for curtain wall system continues. The moving walkway assembly is at various phases of completion throughout the skywalk. A few of the walkways are ready for inspection. Smoke door installation has begun. Floor supports will then be installed. Rough-in work for fire alarm, communication wiring and lighting control is also ongoing. The air conditioning will be turned on inside the structure before the end of the month.
Customer Service Operations Building (CSO)
A view of the garage at left and the rental car fueling platform at right.
Installation of the ceiling grid is almost complete. All testing and programming for cooling tower and other control systems continue, air conditioning should be on by the end of the month. After the overhead rough-in for mechanical and electrical piping is complete the metal panel and drywall began on the first floor. For tenant work, installation of drywall has finished and application of primer has started. Metal panels are being installed simultaneously to rough-in for overhead systems.
A view of the train tracks and platform with the garage flanking both sides.
Only detailing work for precast concrete remains. At the ground level, concrete curbing and sidewalks are being poured and fine grading for pavement is ongoing. Caulking and topping slabs continue throughout the garage. The entrance canopy at the south ramp has been installed and the framing of parapet at the canopy is complete. Slab on grade at the entrance ramp continues. Fire hydrants are being installed as well as curtain wall glass. Handrails are being installed in the stairways and welding is complete. The water reclamation room is almost complete. Escalator installation is nearly finished. Assembly of the elevator cabs is ongoing. Anti-projectile screen is being installed along the Amtrak Right of Way. Rough-in stub-ups for parking equipment has been started. Installation of fire alarm continues throughout the garage. Fueling and windshield washer fluid tank installation was completed in April. Fit out for fueling islands and carwash equipment in the reclamation room has been begun. Installation of the fueling system at the platforms continues. After pouring slab on grade for the tenant offices, installation of metal frames for the quick turn around rental car offices is underway.