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File #: 60674    Version: Name: Approving temporary construction work with associated noise impacts between the hours of 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM on West Johnson Street near North Carroll Street and on East Johnson Street near North Hancock Street.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/27/2020 In control: Engineering Division
On agenda: 7/14/2020 Final action: 7/14/2020
Enactment date: 7/20/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00477
Title: SUBSTITUTE-Approving temporary construction work with associated noise impacts between the hours of 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM on West Johnson Street near North Carroll Street and on East Johnson Street near North Hancock Street. (2nd & 4th ADs)
Sponsors: Patrick W. Heck, Michael E. Verveer
Attachments: 1. 6906_6907 Overview_Manhole (002).pdf, 2. Blount-East Campus-night work-June2020.pdf, 3. 6906_6907 Mailing_Manhole.pdf, 4. 60674 v1.pdf
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Title
SUBSTITUTE-Approving temporary construction work with associated noise impacts between the hours of 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM on West Johnson Street near North Carroll Street and on East Johnson Street near North Hancock Street. (2nd & 4th ADs)
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PREAMBLE
American Transmission Co. contracting with W.A. Chester LLC (Contractor) has proposed a project to replace an underground transmission line that runs from the Blount Substation on South Blount Street to the East Campus Substation located near East Campus Mall. The proposed project includes the replacement of existing cable (completed in June 2020) and installation of new cable through existing underground conduit. Allowing the Contractor to work outside the hours of 7 AM to 7 PM will limit the impact and delay to the traveling public, assist in maintaining the safety of the general public and the Contractor and improve the efficiency of the Contractor. Work between the hours of 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM will be allowed only on a limited basis and must be preapproved by the City Engineer.
Madison General Ordinance Section 24.08(3) provides the Common Council the ability to allow construction activities outside of the hours of 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. with the passage of a resolution and a hearing before the Board of Public Works.
The work associated with the project cannot be fully constructed between the hours of 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM because:
1. Large equipment is required to pull the new transmission cable through existing underground conduit. An approximately thirty-seven-foot-long PDI Puller (and associated support equipment) and a semi-trailer containing three large aluminum reels and a bull wheel tensioner will pull cable from one manhole to the next. This equipment will be in service near the manholes located near North Carroll Street & West Johnson Street and near North Hancock Street & East Johnson Street. Combined dimensions of construction equipment and clearance requirements ...

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