|Construction Progress Photo's|
|Week 1- 8/8/2003|
|The construction trailer has
been put in place in the upper left
of the photo. Arrangements have been made to relocate the fence
enclose the construction area. This created some changes to the
areas for Police employees and Beach goers. The wide angle camera
gives the illusion of great open spaces.
|Big changes took place as fence
crews moved in to place
temporary fencing along the construction site boundary. The
department fencing has been removed. A silt fence has been
the borders with the salt marsh. Portable toilets have been
construction crews. Cruiser and employee parking has been
|The first real construction
activity has begun. The
asphalt surface has been ground up and recycled as a base for the
This set the stage for survey crews to locate the positions for pilings
will support the buildings foundation. Long steel "H" beams are
driven deep through the soil to the bedrock below. Several of the
lay on the ground in the upper right side of this photograph.
Work continued through the week on foundation pilings. Several of the "H" Beams can be seen standing vertical on either side of the white van in this photo. The installation of pilings also involved the excavation of earth. It has been piled in the rear left corner of the site. Electrical crews started resetting utility poles near the Brown Avenue (right side of photo) side of the site.