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PAGE B8 – December 2013 – The Ottawa Construction News Lansdowne Park redevelopment Progress on south stands’ veil reported as sports stadium project moves to finishing stages STAFF WRITER – The Ottawa Construction News Special Feature Proud to work with Pomerleau on the Lansdowne Redevelopment Project. Cutting Concrete Walls & Floors Roads - 24” deep Drilling 3/4” to 26” Walls & Floors Scanning CONTACT ERIC Tel: 613-822-3000 Fax: 613-822-3032 Toll Free: 1-888-741-3999 Progress continues at Lansdowne as work on the south stands’ veil continues and attention turns to the project’s finishing de- tails. Pomerleau’s project director Philippe Goulet says about half the primary members have been erected for the wooden veil and that lower-level connections are being com- pleted. “The upper parts will arrive on site by late November,” he said. “The installa- tion of these is the most technically complex part of the work.” Goulet says the large upper curved por- tions will be assembled and braced on the ground and lifted into place. This follows a similar model used for the north stands roof that was assembled on the ground and then lifted into position. Finishing work below the south stands has started including lighting for the office and team areas. On the north side, work on the upper concourse steel structure has been com- pleted with attention turning towards its lower exterior. Seating here will be fully in- stalled by the end of November, in line with the scheduled timeline. The parking garage, now being used by on-site workers as a primary parking space, is being prepped so plumbing and electrical can be completed. The northern part will be paved by early December. The final component for sports opera- tions – the field – is next on the agenda. “We’ve had a kick-off meeting with the consultants, the grading company and the installer to be sure everyone and everything is in order,” says Goulet. The sports field, intended to meet FIFA ratings, requires installation by an accred- ited company. LML from Montreal, which recently installed another field in the city, has been assigned this subcontract. Most crews will likely be on the site for three-day weeks during the Christmas holi- day season, depending on scheduling re- quirements.