Anacostia Riverwalk Trail

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens Segment
ANC 7D Meeting
June 10, 2014
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Project Team
EJ Simie, P.E.
DDOT Project Manager
Josh Gormer
CH2M HILL – Project Manager
Bryon Johnston
AWI Public Information Manager
Stephanie Lewis
AWI Workforce Development Manager
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Agenda
• AWI Program Update
• Anacostia Riverwalk Trail Overview
• Kenilworth Segment Design
• Construction Progress and Schedule
• DBE and Workforce Management
• More Information
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• 30-Year, $10 Billion Program
• Created by March 2000 Memorandum of
Understanding Between the District and
19 Other Federal and Regional Agencies
• 5 Key Themes:
o Restore: A clean and active river.
o Connect: Eliminating barriers and
gaining access.
o Play: A great riverfront park system.
o Celebrate: Cultural destinations of
distinct character.
o Live: Building strong waterfront
neighborhoods.
Creating a World-Class Waterfront
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AWI Transportation Projects
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Anacostia RiverwalkTrail
• Backbone of Anacostia
Waterfront
• 15 of 28 Planned Miles of
Trail Open
• Will Connect Tidal Basin
with Northeast Maryland
Border
• Seamless Pedestrian and
Bicycle Travel Between
Popular Destinations and
16 Neighborhoods
• $33 Million of Anticipated
$50 Million Invested to
Date
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Kenilworth Trail Segment
• Connects Benning Road in
the District with
Bladensburg Park in
Maryland
• Missing link in 70-mile
Regional Trail Network
• 3.9 miles of asphalt-paved
trail and ancillary
structures
o 3.4 miles in the District
o 0.5 miles in Maryland
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Key Project Features
• 5 Prefabricated
bicycle/pedestrian bridges
• 1,250 feet of heavy-duty
boardwalk
• 2.11 acres of soil restoration
and reforestation in Maryland
• Minimal excavation
• Work in Amtrak right-of-way
• Environmental Restrictions
Included in Contract
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Existing Hayes/Jay Street NE
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Future Hayes/Jay Street NE
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Project Milestones and Schedule
• Notice to Proceed January 2014
• Construction Start March 2014
• Project Completion Spring 2016
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Construction Progress
Erosion Control Near Jay Street NE
Construction Progress Near Jay Street NE
Tree Protection Fencing and Erosion Control
Near Deane Ave. NE
Construction Entrance Near Deane Ave.
Construction Entrance Near Deane Ave.
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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
(DBE) Goals
• DBE goal is 15% for both Maryland and
the District. Separate DBE plans will be
required for each jurisdiction.
• DBE goal must be met in each
jurisdiction independently, and no
“double-dipping” is allowed.”
• Adherence to DBE goals will be
monitored and audited
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Workforce Development
• 5 employee training positions are
required as part the DC portion of
the project:
o 2 landscape workers,
o 1 laborer,
o 1 electrical worker, and
o 1 traffic control worker
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Good-neighbor Construction
o Limit Impacts to Neighbors and
Environment
o Daytime Construction
Safety At All Times
o Dust Control
o Construction Worker
Parking in Staging Areas
Minimizing Construction Impacts
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More Information
• For more information, visit
www.anacostiawaterfront.
org/KenilworthSegment
• To receive project updates,
ask questions or comment:
o Sign up for the project
email list
o Email: ddot.awi@dc.gov
o Call: 202-741-8528
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