VAT Updates

July 6, 2018
Office Hours, July 11th

The VAT Community Office will have shortened office hours on Wednesday, July 11th. We will be open from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

July 6, 2018
4th Street to Reopen, as soon as July 7th

On or about Saturday, July 7th, 4th Street will reopen to vehicular traffic. Work will continue to progress on the street and open-space restoration at the intersection of 4th Street and Virginia Avenue. New paving, granite curbing, sidewalks, drainage and underground work for streetlights are well underway. CSX appreciates the community’s patience while we complete this important work.

July 6, 2018
Saturday Work, July 7th

CSX expects to conduct construction-related work on Saturday, July 7th, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at locations throughout the Virginia Avenue Tunnel project area. Activities on Saturday may include backfilling of existing excavation areas, demolition and removal of temporary bracing and street restoration work. CSX does not expect any of this to be disruptive, and will implement mitigation measures to minimize any potential impact this work may have on neighbors. Small groups of workers may be present on the site throughout the weekend to monitor the status of pumps and other essential equipment, but activity will be very limited and is not expected to be disruptive.

June 29, 2018
Saturday Work, June 30th

CSX expects to conduct construction-related work on Saturday, June 30th, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at locations throughout the Virginia Avenue Tunnel project area. Activities on Saturday may include backfilling of existing excavation areas, demolition and removal of temporary bracing and street restoration work. CSX does not expect any of this to be disruptive, and will implement mitigation measures to minimize any potential impact this work may have on neighbors. Small groups of workers may be present on the site throughout the weekend to monitor the status of pumps and other essential equipment, but activity will be very limited and is not expected to be disruptive. 

June 29, 2018
4th of July Closure

No construction activity will occur on the Virginia Avenue Tunnel project over the 4th of July holiday. Some workers may be present to monitor site conditions during the holiday, but no construction activity is planned at this time. We hope you have a happy and safe Independence Day. 

June 29, 2018
Office Hours, July 11th

The VAT Community Office will have shortened office hours on Wednesday July 11th. We will be open from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday. 

June 29, 2018
Streetscape Construction Work Progressing

New streetscape construction continues to progress in the 200, 300 and 400 blocks of Virginia Avenue and residents will see work beginning shortly between 5th and 7th Streets. CSX appreciates everyone's patience as we approach the completion of the project in the Fall of 2018

June 22, 2018
Saturday Work, June 23rd

CSX expects to conduct construction-related work on Saturday, June 23rd, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at locations throughout the Virginia Avenue Tunnel project area. Activities on Saturday may include backfilling of existing excavation areas, demolition and removal of temporary bracing and street restoration work. CSX does not expect any of this to be disruptive, and will implement mitigation measures to minimize any potential impact this work may have on neighbors. Small groups of workers may be present on the site throughout the weekend to monitor the status of pumps and other essential equipment, but activity will be very limited and is not expected to be disruptive.

June 15, 2018
Saturday Work, June 16th

CSX expects to conduct construction-related work on Saturday, June 16th, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at locations throughout the Virginia Avenue Tunnel project area. Activities on Saturday may include backfilling of existing excavation areas, demolition and removal of temporary bracing and street restoration work. CSX does not expect any of this to be disruptive, and will implement mitigation measures to minimize any potential impact this work may have on neighbors. Small groups of workers may be present on the site throughout the weekend to monitor the status of pumps and other essential equipment, but activity will be very limited and is not expected to be disruptive.

June 15, 2018
May Environmental Monitoring Reports Available

As part of our efforts to maintain a safe, secure project environment throughout the reconstruction of the Virginia Avenue Tunnel, we are conducting a comprehensive monitoring program that measures and records noise, vibration and air quality near the site. The May 2018 summary reports on noise, vibration, and air quality monitoring are now available. We encourage you to visit the environmental monitoring page as you are reviewing the reports for helpful background information.

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