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|St. Louis County Court Construction Update|
Here is the latest news for the County Courts Project:
Thank You for Your Patience
Here is the latest news for the County Courts Project as of August 12:
CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY UPDATE
The contractor is preparing for the second pour for the Level 2 deck Friday, August 29. Tendons, rebar, and forms are being secured in place. Plumbers and electricians are also placing pipe and conduit that will be embedded in the floor slab. In the garage, new shafts are being created to circulate fresh air. Elevator foundations and shafts are being built on P4 ands P5.
If you are curious about something that you see and want to ask questions just call Justin Ryder (contact info below) and the Courts Project Team will do their best to answer!
In reinforced concrete, steel rebar resists tension (pulling) forces while the concrete resists compression (squeezing) forces.
P2 BONHOMME ENTRANCE
The entrance lane is now open.
FIELD OFFICE MOVE
The Project Field Office will be relocating in the first part of September. The new location will be in Suite 200 of the PNC building, 120 S. Central. We will update all of our contact information once the move is complete.
SHORING IN COURTS GARAGE
Wooden posts (re-shores) have been erected in the south portion of P3. Some cross the downramps between levels and exit lane from the Courts Garage, but there is a 12-foot-wide gap for traffic to pass through. Please drive carefully around these posts.
8011 BONHOMME GARAGE ACCESS
Parkers in the Bonhomme Garage can no longer access the garage via 111 and 121 South Meramec.
METROBUS FREE RIDE ZONE
Metro has updated their departure timetables! Contact Justin if you need the updated version!
There is currently single two-way signalized ramp between the P4 and P5 levels of the Courts garage. The signal is timed and changes every 60 seconds. If you approach the ramp and the signal is RED, please wait patiently for the signal to turn GREEN before proceeding. Thank you!
NEW COURTHOUSE RENDERINGS
To see what the lobby and exterior of the new building will look like, click on the following link, or copy and paste it into your browser: http://www.stlouisco.com/CountyCourtsProject/Renderings These renderings are still preliminary so some changes might be made, but for the most part they represent what the project will look like when it is complete.
HOW TO CONTACT THE COURTS PROJECT TEAM
The Courts Project Team may be contacted through Justin Ryder, Courts Project Communication and Coordination Manager, via email at JRyder@stlouisco.com or by phone at (314) 581-2437. The Courts Project Team offices are now located on the 3rd Floor of the 111 S. Meramec Building. Justin’s office phone number has changed. It is now (314) 615-8523.
The County Courts Project Team