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WEEKLY UPDATE

Grab Your Coffee & Come Watch The Crane Dismantle

The ‘going vertical’ stage is done and next Tuesday, May 22 the 212 foot crane will be dismantled, marking another milestone on Block 137. Another hydraulic crane will be assembled on Monday, May 21, and the next day, each section of the big northern crane will be removed by that crane and loaded onto trucks. To help with your planning below are some important notes.

Monday, 5/22/2017

1. First Street will be closed - both lanes. The South end of the street will remain open to access from Evergreen, the circle, and into Lakeview Village. Flaggers will be present during business hours to direct northbound traffic from the circle to the shopping center parking entrance.

2. The construction fence will be moved out to the east curb line on First Street. In order to maintain safety, it is extremely important that the public does not breach the construction barricades.

3. Set-up the removal crane (the crane that disassembles the tower crane) Street remains closed overnight, local traffic signage in place.

Tuesday, 5/23/2017

1. Flaggers will assist trucks through the intersection of “A” Avenue and 1st Street.

2. Removal of tower crane. Dismantle counter weights. Dismantle jib and counter jib. Dismantle turn table and crow’s nest. Dismantle tower sections.

3. Street remains closed overnight, local traffic signage remains in place.

Wednesday, 5/24/2017

1. Disassemble the removal crane and de-mobilize the crane.

2. Open street to regular traffic.

3. Open parking on 1st Street and remove all restrictive parking signs.

Besides the crane dismantle, here's what will be happening on site this coming week.


Building A along “A” Avenue

The roofers have started installing shingles on the sloped roofs of Building A. This will continue for approximately the next month. Crews are installing brick on the NE elevation this week. They are working hard to finish this North area before the crane comes down next week. Flashing is being installed on the NW elevation this week and will be installed on the NE elevation in the upcoming weeks. Inside the building, crews are working on framing in the mechanical shafts this week. Next week crews will be framing in the walls and ceilings on the 2nd floor. The residential trash chute for Building A was installed this week. The elevator crews are still working on the retail elevator car. The elevator installers are continuing their work on the retail elevator car.

Building B along Second Street

The framing of the parapet wall is wraps up this week. The hot asphalt roofing will begin next week and continue for the next few weeks. TPO roofing installation will follow the hot asphalt. Roof framing is being installed this week on the South side of the building and sheathing is being installed on the SW elevation. Inside the building crews framed the corridor walls on the third floor last week and are framing the corridor walls on the 2nd floor this week. Next week, crews will be installing walls on the ground floor.

Building C along First Street

The roof shingle work is now ongoing on the East side of the roof. Insulation and siding is being installed down the west elevation and crews are working toward the North. The masons are working on the SE corner of the Building and the lobby arch entry way into the building. Spray foam insulation started at the end of last week on the 4th floor of building. This spray foam will continue throughout this week. After this is complete, crews on the North end of the 2nd level are finishing framing to prepare for drywall installation on the ceiling next week. Insulation will follow the drywall at the end of next week and after inspection, crews will install drywall on the walls of the units.

As always go to www.facebook.com/TimelineLO137 to see pictures or alerts about mid week.

Below is what will be happening on the Block this coming week.

You are encouraged to check our Facebook page www.facebook.com/TimelineLO137 anytime for weekly news and photos.

Please call any of the numbers or email any of the people listed below with your questions.

Time Line LO

Questions Regarding Project Site:
Dan Armstrong          (503) 937-9117           dan.armstrong@lewisbuilds.com

Questions Regarding Construction:
Matt Baker                 (503) 937-9117            matt.baker@lewisbuilds.com

Comments or Concerns:
Elaine Franklin           (503) 819-2647         elainefranklin1@aol.com

Questions from Media:
Elaine Franklin           (503) 819-2647         elainefranklin1@aol.com

Commercial/Retail Leasing:
Kathleen Healy          (503) 274-0211          kathleen@cra-nw.com
Scott Buth                   (503) 274-0211          scott@cra-nw.com
Ashley Heichelbech  (503) 274-0211          ashley@cra-nw.com

Residential Leasing:
Julie Hoffinger           (503) 248-9371          jhoffinger@phkinc.com

Construction Project Office –  457 Second Street, Lake Oswego

May 19, 2017

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May 22, 2017
Here is what will be happening this coming week.

Roofers continue installation of shingles on sloped roof of Building A.

Brick continues to go on the Northeast elevation of Building A.

Flashing will be installed on West elevation of Building A.

Framing of mechanical shafts in Building A.

Crews will frame in walls and ceilings on second floor of Building A.

Elevator installers continue work on the retail elevator in Building A.

Hot asphalt roofing started and will continue on Building B.

TPO (membrane) roofing will follow hot asphalt on Building B.

Most of sloped roof framing is in place on Building B.

Sheathing being installed on SW elevation of Building B.

Inside Building B the demising (separating) corridor walls continue to be installed on second floor.

Inside Building B risers will be installed throughout.

On the exterior of Building B crews will install flashing on the East elevation in the courtyard.

On Building C roof shingles work is ongoing on East side.

Insulation and siding being installed working down the West elevation working towards the North of Building C.

Brick masons continue working on SE corner of Building C and on the lobby arch and entry way.

Spray foam insulation has begun on the now very dry 4th floor of Building C and will continue this coming week.

On the second floor of Building C crews are finishing framing to prepare for drywall installation on the ceiling.

Insulation will follow the drywall on the second floor of Building C at the end of this coming week.

As always don't hesitate to call or email any of the people listed on the left side of this page.

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