Silver Line Dulles WMATA Metrorail progress/pictures

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Re: Silver Line Dulles WMATA Metrorail progress/pictures

Post by YOLO » Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:03 pm

Metro OIG report is out and it reports further issues with the concrete sealant and problems with the ballast in the railyard. Recommendation - Metro should reject the phase 2 project takeover in current conditions.

Metro OIG is calling for complete replacement of defective concrete and the ballast.

https://twitter.com/amaxsmith/status/11 ... 0045115392

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Re: Silver Line Dulles WMATA Metrorail progress/pictures

Post by gokeefe » Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:58 pm

Well this is getting rather dramatic.
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Re: Silver Line Dulles WMATA Metrorail progress/pictures

Post by Sand Box John » Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:49 am

WMATA Office of Inspector General Memorandum
Management Alert Results of Core Testing for Concrete Panels Silver Line Phase 2 (MA-20-0001) (217.5 KB PDF file)
FROM: OIG – Geoffrey A. Cherrington
TO: GMGR – Paul J. Wiedefeld.
DATE: August 16, 2019

The text of the memorandum provides an out for the contractor and MWAA. Will likely be litigation on how much and when.

WMATA Office of Inspector General Memorandum
Management Alert Track Ballast - Rail Yard Silver Line Phase 2 (MA-20-0002) (371.2 KB PDF file)
FROM: OIG – Geoffrey A. Cherrington
TO: GMGR – Paul J. Wiedefeld.
DATE: August 19, 2019

This one should be a reasonably easy fix.
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Re: Silver Line Dulles WMATA Metrorail progress/pictures

Post by JDC » Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:04 am

Metro's board just heard a presentation about 8 issues that are almost certainly pushing back the opening of the line past July 2020. The report details 8 issues that must be addressed before Metro will accept the project. https://wamu.org/story/19/09/12/here-ar ... e-project/. Here is the report https://www.wmata.com/about/board/meeti ... Update.pdf
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Re: Silver Line Dulles WMATA Metrorail progress/pictures

Post by Sand Box John » Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:32 pm

JDC
Metro's board just heard a presentation about 8 issues that are almost certainly pushing back the opening of the line past July 2020. The report details 8 issues that must be addressed before Metro will accept the project. https://wamu.org/story/19/09/12/here-ar ... e-project/. Here is the report https://www.wmata.com/about/board/meeti ... Update.pdf


Four of the eight are being dealt with now. One or more of he remaining four may involve that out I mentioned in my post above, those don't will be dealt with like the other four.
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