Debris Hauling, Drilling, Rock Bolting and Blasting Continue
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – This week construction crews with Blalock & Sons continued drilling the eastern slope in preparation for blasts scheduled for Thursday and Friday while heavy equipment worked below on the roadway surface and the river bank to break up rock debris, load it onto trucks and haul the material off site. Hayward Baker crews continued drilling and installing rock bolts on the western slope.
Crews will continue drilling the eastern slope, installing rock bolts on the western slope, and breaking up and hauling debris away from the site throughout the week.
Work will continue during daylight hours seven days a week. The contractor plans to implement nighttime work for various operations once they can be done safely.