Leith Programme Stakeholder Update 64 – Works Progress and Weekend Working 13 December

(Please note that this statement was  circulated by Alan Dean, CEC Partnership Development Officer (Stakeholder Liaison and Engagement) on 12 December 2014 at 15:30

Dear Stakeholders,

Leith Programme Stakeholder Update 64

Progress Update

Although some time has been lost due to the recent weather conditions, Crummock (Scotland) Ltd are still anticipating that the main contracted works will be completed by 19 December with any remedial works being carried out after the New Year. It should be noted that the completion of certain parts of the remaining contracted works are weather dependent such as the installation of road markings and anti-skid treatments. The contractors will continue to monitor the weather forecasts and endeavour to get everything completed as planned.

Summary of Progress

Section 6b West (Balfour Street junction northwards)

  • Minor pointing and road sign installation to complete

 Section 6b East (Lorne Street junction southwards)

  • Pointing and road sign installation to complete

 Section 8b West (Jane Street to Casselbank Street)

  • Minor pointing and road signs installation to complete

 Section 8b East (Manderston Street to Crown Street)

  • Minor pointing and road sign installation to complete

 Section 8c West (Casselbank Street area)

  • Minor pointing and road sign installation to complete

 Section 8c East (Crown Street northwards):

  • Minor pointing and road sign installation to complete

 Carriageway

  • Raised tables at junctions complete with exception of Jameson Place, Smith’s Place and entry to current site compound

 Weekend Working – 13 December

The contractors will be carrying out footway works on Saturday 13 December 2014.

 Looking ahead for next week:

  • Continue with footway inspections and remedial works
  • Container bin recess north of Pilrig Street junction
  • Concrete under slabs at area north of Iona Street junction
  • Asphalt works at Arthur/Balfour Street
  • Complete raised tables at Jameson Place, Smith’s Place and entrance to current site compound
  • Testing and commissioning of lights and crossings
  • Installation of poles and road signage
  • Complete road line markings and anti-skid treatment

 Bus diversion or traffic delay information reminder:

For the most up to date information regarding any bus diversions and any traffic delays affecting Leith Walk please visit either of the sites below:

https://twitter.com/on_lothianbuses

https://twitter.com/edintravel

Regards

Alan

Alan Dean BA (Hons) MSc PGDip I Partnership Development Officer (Stakeholder Liaison and Engagement) I Services for Communities I City Centre Leith Neighbourhood Team I 249 High Street I Edinburgh I EH1 1PN

Tel: 0131 529 7519        Mobile: 07739 188 438

alan.dean@edinburgh.gov.uk

 

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