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Stewart "Start" Rhine

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Re: 2017 Spring Work Weekend
« Reply #30 on: April 19, 2017, 06:52:23 PM »
The two carpentry projects are:

* Boxcar #67

* Rebuilding / leveling the north end of the Sheepscot station platform.

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Re: 2017 Spring Work Weekend
« Reply #31 on: April 23, 2017, 06:52:09 PM »
The latest version of the work weekend track crew plan looks roughly like this:

Thursday: crew 1: run stone to MP 7 lift areas
Friday: crew 1: run stone to Mountain extension
Saturday: crew 1: lift and shovel tamp Mountain extension
Saturday: crew 2: finish running stone to Mountain extension, then finish running stone to MP 7 lift area, then lift and power tamp MP 7
Sunday: crew 1: finish tamping mountain and MP 7, in that order.

Note one crew only both Friday and Sunday.  Saturday two track crews only if sufficient help on hand.

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Re: 2017 Spring Work Weekend
« Reply #32 on: April 23, 2017, 08:20:27 PM »
MP 7 area will be pretty most of the track from Rosewood to Albees. Hopefully we can dress the areas that don't get lifted, as much of that area needs stone.

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Re: 2017 Spring Work Weekend
« Reply #33 on: April 23, 2017, 08:24:37 PM »
I have yet to complete this, but May 1 is coming up. That is the requested delivery date for the 4- 4 foot culverts that are on order. I need to build an elevated staging area next to the rail pile in the parking lot. Probably above the crane turntable pieces to save space. This will be temporary storage for the culverts that are coming in. This will allow rolling the pipe off the trailer and not having to lift it.
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Paul Uhland

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Re: 2017 Spring Work Weekend
« Reply #34 on: April 26, 2017, 04:14:41 AM »
Per Weather Underground, except for a possible T-shwr Friday, should be dry and mild, 50s-60s, Wednesday through Sunday.
Deluge us away-ers with tons of work pics!
Safe work, everyone.
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Bill Baskerville

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Re: 2017 Spring Work Weekend
« Reply #35 on: April 26, 2017, 04:22:42 AM »
Can someone give me an update on the Bath Bridge and if traffic is an issue for getting up 1 to Wiscasset?  Last fall several locals were suggesting traveling up via Richmond to avoid Bath.

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Re: 2017 Spring Work Weekend
« Reply #36 on: April 26, 2017, 10:04:43 AM »
I would just go through Bath.  The viaduct project has proven to be extremely well planned and executed- its three weeks ahead of schedule and almost done (they're paving today).  The planning extends to the traffic plan; you might get a 5 or 10 minute delay; Richmond would add an hour or more. 

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Re: 2017 Spring Work Weekend
« Reply #37 on: April 26, 2017, 11:18:40 AM »
I definitely agree with Jason -- I haven't had any issues driving through Bath during the viaduct construction.

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Re: 2017 Spring Work Weekend
« Reply #38 on: April 26, 2017, 12:32:03 PM »
What Bill said. I was suprised how far along they were when I was up in January.

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Re: 2017 Spring Work Weekend
« Reply #39 on: April 26, 2017, 01:47:23 PM »
I agree. It has only slowed us down by about a minute but you are able to be a sidewalk superintendent and observe the progress while you wait for the light.

John Kokas

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Re: 2017 Spring Work Weekend
« Reply #40 on: April 26, 2017, 03:01:24 PM »
Again I have to work so no SWW for me but I just made my reservation for the FWW since I'll finally be RETIRED!!!   ;D

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Re: 2017 Spring Work Weekend
« Reply #41 on: April 26, 2017, 09:29:47 PM »
Congrats, John. You're gonna love the Big R!  ;D
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Re: 2017 Spring Work Weekend
« Reply #42 on: April 26, 2017, 11:39:36 PM »
Re Bath viaduct:  they have been ahead of schedule all winter (some warm spells helped a lot).  We've been driving through back and forth most of the time, and there has only very rarely been any delay at all (except during BIW shift changes).

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Re: 2017 Spring Work Weekend
« Reply #43 on: April 27, 2017, 02:11:21 AM »
John congrats on your impending retirement. But be advised, the seven years I've been retired I have never been busier. Bill
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Re: 2017 Spring Work Weekend
« Reply #44 on: April 27, 2017, 06:26:42 PM »
Start time for tomorrow (Fri)? My Son is coming up for the weekend.