Project status archive

Below are the previous updates for the Station E substation project.

Phase 1B construction status: 5/7/18

SMUD crews are working with our construction contractor near the existing substation to prepare for the installation of shoring, which is used to support the vertical faces of the excavation areas near the existing infrastructure. Expect moderate vibration from the heavy equipment installing the shoring from 7 AM to 5:30 PM Monday-Friday and possibly Saturdays from 8 AM - 4 PM. Shoring materials start arriving 5/7/18 and continue through the week. The installation is expected to last through the end of May.

Phase 1B construction status: 4/27/18

SMUD’s contractor, Cape Environmental has mobilized to the job site and is preparing to start to construction activities April 30, 2018. Excavation and off-site hauling activities will begin in May and continue through August.  Backfilling and grading with clean soil will begin in May and continue through September. This phase of construction is currently planned to be complete in October.