Monthly Archives: November 2011

Riverfront Construction Update

Down by the river, work continues…

The Polk Street Sewer Outfall Netting Chamber is nearly complete.Environmental remediation of the site’s hot spots is underway.

Near the Jackson Street bridge, the remediation crew unexpectedly uncovered the masonry foundations for the Balbach Smelting & Refining Company that occupied the site until the 1920s, somehow spared by the massive roadway construction nearby.