There are two long “islands” that were prepped for curb pouring. These islands will separate the two parking lots at Gastonia.
The relocation by AT&T of the utility service will have to be completed before the widening of Cox Road and new sidewalk construction can be completed.
Crews used an excavator with a 60’ long reach to place the fill material between the 78’ wide arches. The photo above shows the various materials and the need for some of the work to be done by hand.
The raft footing that started last week has 4’ of washed stone and 4 layers of grid inside. The 23’ high wall will be constructed on top of this footing.
Sitting on 6” of stone, the concrete slab for the truck turn around area got its first pour. This is the first of the +/-400cy of 4500psi concrete that is required for truck turn around area.
Cooler/walk-in storage has been installed and the next step includes installing quarry tile and stainless base/trim.
Metal studs were installed at the front Guest Services area. Once completed, the electrical work will begin and then the area will be finished by the sheet rock and paint crews.
Duct work in the front vestibule area was completed and wrapped. The metal stud installation shown on the right in the photo above was completed as well and sheetrock crews will be the next in this area.
The blade tower section of the building received EIFS this past week and is ongoing. This area, on the left side of the building, is where the signage will eventually be installed.